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Lot 410

WASHINGTON, DC STONEWARE WHISKEY ADVERTISING JUG

Estimate: $100 - $200
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$1,000 $100
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WASHINGTON, DC STONEWARE WHISKEY ADVERTISING JUG, Bristol-slip with upper Albany-slip type glaze, approximately half-pint capacity, bold beehive form with applied strap handle. Printed stamp "Merry Christmas & Happy New Year / GOLD SEAL PURE RYE / WM. C. ZIMMERMAN / 507 Q STREET, N. W. / WASHINGTON, D.C." to front. Early 20th century. 4 3/4" HOA.
Catalogue Note: William Christian Zimmerman was born in Washington, DC, a child of German immigrants. He had an assortment of jobs in his lifetime including bookbinder, watchmaker, real estate salesman, and building appraiser. The current piece was probably a gift given to clients during the holiday season. Zimmerman passed away in 1964 at the age of 87. 

Condition

Excellent, undamaged condition.

Collection of the late Al and Billy Steidel, Alexandria, VA.