Vintage STONEWARE POTTERY JUG with Tobacco Spit Glaze Spot
Vintage STONEWARE POTTERY JUG with Tobacco Spit Glaze Spot
Vintage STONEWARE POTTERY JUG with Tobacco Spit Glaze Spot
Vintage STONEWARE POTTERY JUG with Tobacco Spit Glaze Spot
Vintage STONEWARE POTTERY JUG with Tobacco Spit Glaze Spot
Vintage STONEWARE POTTERY JUG with Tobacco Spit Glaze Spot
Vintage STONEWARE POTTERY JUG with Tobacco Spit Glaze Spot
Vintage STONEWARE POTTERY JUG with Tobacco Spit Glaze Spot

Vintage STONEWARE POTTERY JUG with Tobacco Spit Glaze Spot

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A wonderful early American STONEWARE POTTERY JUG with a tobacco spit glaze spot down one side.  Produced during the glazing process, tobacco spit marks or glazes were caused from a reaction of combining the wood ash, slip, salt, lime, sand and/or type of clay.  The dripped glazed looked like someone spit chewing tobacco on the piece, hence the name, tobacco spit. 

The one-handle stoneware jug stands about 8" tall and is just under 6” wide at the base.  The mouth opening is 1 ¼” wide.  The exterior color ranges from taupe browns to tans.

Unlike many vintage and antique jugs, there are no chips.  There is a very small hairline crack near the base.  Additionally, there is a rough spot that has been glazed over so it has been part of the piece since it was first made.  See image for close-up.

Great piece of folk art and would make a great addition to someone's country French or farmhouse decorating.

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