Miniature jug - ROM2011_12393_62


Miniature jug

Maker: likely Ferdinand Burgard, Huron Pottery (1852-1910)
Medium:Buff earthenware with yellow slip with incised blue slip inscription
Geography: Egmondville, Ontario, Canada
Date: c. 1905
10.0 (height) x 5.5 (diameter) cm
Object number: 975.63.21
Not on view
DescriptionThis jug is inscribed with the phrase "Mr. Richard Hicks, the oldest teacher in Tuckersmith Township, compliments of F. Burgard." These miniature jugs were made by Ferdinand Burgard, the last of the 5 owners of Huron Pottery, as either gifts for local businesses or as souvenirs for visitors to the pottery.
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