Philly Stoneware Mead - TWITCHELL

 

 

 

 

 

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Civil War Period Mead - Twitchell / Whittemore

This is a splendid example of this classic stoneware mead, with clear debossing and no chips or hairlines. Circa 1865, Philadelphia, PA. It's crude too, the top tilts a bit.

Debossed: G. S. TWITCHELL / SUCCESSOR TO / C. WHITTEMORE

Height:  9 5 /8" 
Color: beige with tan and brown dimple speck pattern

Condition: Near mint - structurally perfect (no dings, chips, cracks), just a slight no harm shallow nick near base (<1/8"). Great bottle.

Reference Number:  X1401

Price: $19