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Object ID # 1955.020.004
Object Name Jug
Title Medicine Hat Potteries Jug
Lexicon category 7: Distribution & Transportation Artifact
Date 20th-century
Made Medicine Hat Potteries
Place of Origin Medicine Hat, Alberta
Description Jug made at Medicine Hat, Alberta by the Medicine Hat Potteries. It is gallon-sized. The jug's base is cylindrical, and glazed an off-white colour. The top area is conical in shape, with a red-brown-coloured glaze. The handle is also a reddish-brown in colour. The handle is hand-moulded. The front of the jug has a maker's mark done in dark lettering and lines. It has "MEDICINE HAT POTTERIES" printed in circular fashion around a logo of a First Nations man wearing an oversized hat and a cape.
Makers mark It has "MEDICINE HAT POTTERIES" printed in circular fashion around a logo of a First Nations man wearing an oversized hat and a cape.
Provenance Owned by Mrs. Alex Wilkie (Myrtle Wilkie), who, in 1955, resided at 514 8th St. "A" East, Owen Sound, Ontario.
Collection Household Equipment, 20th-c Collection
Material Ceramic/Glaze/Ink
Dimensions H-32.1 D-18.4 cm
Found Owen Sound, Grey County