Favorite Jugs

Harry Pristis

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Here's my collection of southern tradition stoneware:

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That thing is hellacious. Looks early.

they were o my in business for 2-3 years - 1830s - I forget the actual dates but have it written down.

the jug is ochre and not cobalt, is in script, and has an obviously known subject - all make it rare for that area.

I keep going back and forth on selling it - but the auction house estimates are all over. I just get nervous with it displayed and having cats, dogs and kids
 

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I have a large collection of blue decorated pottery from New Hampshire, but this pair from here in Texas is probably my favorite because I dug the larger one and my son dug the smaller one...and nothing beats digging pottery in my opinion!
 

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they were o my in business for 2-3 years - 1830s - I forget the actual dates but have it written down.

the jug is ochre and not cobalt, is in script, and has an obviously known subject - all make it rare for that area.

I keep going back and forth on selling it - but the auction house estimates are all over. I just get nervous with it displayed and having cats, dogs and kids

Yeah, that ochre is what caught my eye. Very unusual. What a jewel!
 

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...and nothing beats digging pottery in my opinion!

I agree. Here are mine and Luke's as found. He pretty much knew his was whole, but I had no idea on mine. I figured it would be just a piece, or have a big hole, or be missing the handle like so many through the years, so I was floored when it came out whole.

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After digging many broken ones first to I found, the one with the writing I can't find anything out about the store even though all the information is on there
 

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You Folks Have Such Beautiful Jugs ,I Bet You Are Very Proud Of Them, And Should Be .My Jugs Or Just Jugs But I keep Them Around .Y 'all Have A Good day . Heres Mine Grace Abounds.
 

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