William Roberts, Binghamton, NY
Title ROBERTS BINGHAMTON NY STONEWARE BATTER JUG.
Seller ID 88-0241
Ovid, salt glazed (tan) exterior. Albany slip interior. Hand-turned. 9 1/2 h. Tubular spout (1 3/4 d.), loop handles on sides, & ear handle on back separately shaped & applied. Cobalt brushed around spout, loops & back handle. Impressed on back W. Roberts Binghamton (N.Y.) / 6. William Roberts (1818-1888) used this mark 1848-82. No bail handle. 4 old, tight cracks in side: 1 1/4, 1 1/2, 4 1/2, 5 long respectively (outlined in red in photo). Small chip on spout & 2 on the back handle as shown in the photo.