AMERICAN ROCKINGHAM-GLAZED POTTERY ANIMAL / HUNT MOTIF JUGS / PITCHERS, LOT OF FIVE, each mottled brown with molded hound handles and embossed images, comprising two examples with one side depicting an eagle with olive branch above other animals and reverse with a leaping deer and spread wing eagle below spout, one having impressed "D" to underside, two examples featuring birds perched in a tree and reverse depicting a hunter with rifle and dog, and one example depicting a Boar and Stag Hunt, possibly Salamander Works, New York City or Woodbridge, NJ. Second half 19th century. 8 1/8" to 10 1/8" HOA.
Literature: Stag Hunt parallels see Hunter (ed.) - Ceramics in America 2003, p. 37, fig. 19 - "Highlights in the Development of the Rockingham and Yellow Ware Industry in the United States - A Brief Review with Representative Examples", by Arthur F. Goldberg.
Four undamaged, except some having minor light short scattered scratches to raised decorations; Boar and Stag Hunt example having filled in spout chip.
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From the William D. Annable estate, Oberlin, OH.