Hermann stoneware jug.
Charles Hermann produced stoneware and red earthenware from 1856 to 1886.
In 1886 Charles Hermann turned over factory to his stepson Louis Pierron.
At that time he marked transition pieces with stencil mark chas. Herrman stoneware factory. Several shops in Milwaukee made red earthenware. Chief designers were Frederick & Albert Hermann from 1857 to 1898.
This jug is clay, red earthenware and appears to be approximately a 1 gallon capacity but that isn't marked.
The mark is in all capital letters. Says C. HERMANN & CO. MILWAUKEE. In an impressed oval that is 2 one quarter inch in length. Height is 1 & 3/4 inches. Width at bottom is 6 1/2 inches. Width at widest point is 6 three quarter inches.
Except for chip at bottom edge very few minor scrapes at bottom this salt glaze jug is in excellent condition.
Weight is approx. 6 lbs without packing, we ship via the USPS for most of our domestic or international items.
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