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Two (2) Kentucky Stoneware Whiskey Advertising Jugs. 1st item: Kentucky advertising whiskey jug by George W. Hutcheson, with dark brown slip glaze and incised inscription reading "For Pure Whiskey/for Family & Medicinal Use/Return this Jug to/Geo. W. Hutcheson/Lawrenceburg, Anderson Co. KY". 9 7/8" H. 2nd item: Lebanon, Kentucky J. H. Kearns whiskey, Sunny Side Saloon stoneware pottery jug with cream slip and cobalt stencil reading "Pure Old Liquor from/J. H. Kearns, Pro./Sunny Side Saloon/Lebanon, KY". 10 1/4" H. Both items early 20th century. Provenance: Brad Swanson Collection, Abingdon, VA. Alternate spelling: Hutchenson. (Additional high-resolution photos are available at www.caseantiques.com.)

Condition

1st item: Chip to spout and glaze exfoliation. Firing flaws to body. 2nd item: Glaze exfoliation to the spout, overall very good condition.

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2 Kentucky Stoneware Whiskey Advertising Jugs

Estimate $500 - $700Jan 26, 2019