Favorite Jugs

ArmyDigger

Bottle digger, collector, and military historian
Hello folks crock jugs and fruit jars are some of my favorite things. Haven't found any myself but maybe one day. If youd like you can post your favorite jugs or fruit jars especially stenciled ones from whiskey companys or stores, or fruit companys.
 

sandchip

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My son found the one in the middle. I found the ones on either side. All Crawford County pieces.

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sandchip

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What pottery company were those?
ROBBYBOBBY64.

None of these are marked, but there are folks who can tell who made them just by the glaze, shape, handle, lip treatment, etc., but I don't know all that stuff. In the 1800s, practically everybody in Crawford County, Georgia was in the pottery business, Merritts, Longs, Bechams, Averitts, Yaughns, and on and on...
 

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