Archival Material and Objects: O.L. & A.K. Ballard Five Gallon Stoneware Jug

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Identifier: 2010.1.839
Collection: Llewellyn Collection of Vermont History
Date: 1850 - 1870 Type: Circa Date
Object Type: Decorative Arts Objects
Description: Dun-colored, oviod formed stoneware jar with narrow neck and wide banded collar, five-gallon (?) capacity. Cobalt blue slip-decorated stylized tulip on belly, and cobalt slip-decorated stamped markings. Stamped "O.K. & A.L. BALLARD/ BURLINGTON, VT. / 5 [?]" in upper center, below rim.
Dimensions: Width: 9.5 in Height: 17 in Depth: 9 in
Material: Ceramics
Entities: O.L. & A.K. Ballard (is maker of)
List item names (from related list items): Burlington (Vt.)--Industries
Library of Congress Subject Headings: Stoneware--United States [info:lc/authorities/subjects/sh85128347]
Georeference: [44.4803988,-73.2137209]
Notes: According to company invoices in the Ballard Pottery Company Collection at the University of Vermont Special Collections, this type of jar was sold by Ballard as a "jug," and it was produced in 1/4 to 5 gallon sizes.

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