Pickup available at Ox & Yoke Store located in Oliver Wight Building
Usually ready in 24 hours
Use this jug to store flowers, spruce up your shelves, or use as kitchen decor. Fill it with water and serve your guests or use as a center piece on your table. Each piece of redware pottery is made at Old Sturbridge Village in Massachusetts.
Annual Wood Firing in our Historic Kiln: Once a year, our potters fire up our historic wood fired kiln to create LIMITED EDITION pieces.This pottery item has been created by hand but is then placed in the wood fed kiln for the final step creating a deeper, richer color with variations to the glaze. Located outside the Old Sturbridge Village potters shed, the large, reproduction brick “updraft bottle” kiln is used once a year for firing pots. Visit OSV.org to see details on our kiln.
Care: dishwasher, microwave, and oven safe
Each jug is handmade so no two are exactly the same size, shape or color.
Dimensions: approx. 6" x 6" x 7.5"
Handmade by Old Sturbridge Village potters
Signed on the bottom
History: 19th-century jugs were used for a variety of storage needs. They housed everything from water and beer to meats, grains and pickled vegetables.
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Bring a piece of Old Sturbridge Village into your home by purchasing a piece of Village-made redware. Drink your cup of coffee in a handmade, one-of-a-kind mug, serve lemonade in a beautifully sculpted pitcher, or provide contrast to a green salad by serving it on a redware platter. All pottery is microwave, oven and dishwasher safe.
Old Sturbridge Village is one of the country’s oldest and largest living history museums, celebrating life in early New England from 1790–1840. Visitors interact with costumed historians, experience up-close demonstrations of early American trades, and meet heritage-breed farm animals. Situated on 200 scenic acres, the Village is a collection of more than 40 historic buildings including homes, meetinghouses, trade shops, working farms and three water-powered mills, restaurants, and retail shops.