Miniature jug - ROM2011_12393_39

ROM2011_12393_39

Miniature jug

Maker: likely Ferdinand Burgard, Huron Pottery (1852-1910)
Medium:Buff earthenware with yellow slip and blue slip inscription
Geography: Egmondville, Ontario, Canada
Date: c. 1905
Dimensions:
9.2 (height) x 4.8 (diameter) cm
Object number: 975.63.22
Not on view
DescriptionThis jug is inscribed with the phrase "Miss Grace Walker, Seaforth, souvenir of Egmondville." Huron Pottery is considered one of Ontario's oldest and longest operating earthenware production workshops. It had five owners, with the last being Ferdinand Burgard, who likely produced this jug.
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