Miniature jug - ROM2011_12393_34


Miniature jug

Maker: likely Ferdinand Burgard, Huron Pottery (1852-1910)
Medium:Buff earthenware with yellow slip and incised blue slip inscription
Geography: Egmondville, Ontario, Canada
Date: 1907
11.0 (height) x 5.5 (diameter) cm
Object number: 975.63.20
Not on view
DescriptionThis jug, from Huron Pottery, is inscribed with the following message "From F. Burgard to John Habkirk, Seaforth, Ontario, February 8, 1907." Ferdinand Burgard, the owner of the pottery at the time, was the nephew of Valentine Boehler, who founded the pottery in 1854. Burgard, who was the last owner, took over in 1900, and operated the pottery until 1910.
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