CRESTED BUTTE, COLORADO SALOON WHISKEY JUG, circa 1905

$5,000.00

Description

MIKE FISHER, WINES, LIQUORS, CIGARS, CRESTED BUTTE, COLORADO
 
Saloon whiskey jug, original.  2-1/2 gallon size.  Circa 1905 – 1910
 
Fine blue stencil under original manufacturer’s glaze.
 
Condition: very good plus to near fine; one chip in spout, 7/8 inch by 1/2 inch; otherwise no other signicant damage other than original manufacturer’s flaws, as detailed in images.
 
Exceptionally scarce Colorado saloon whiskey jug from a town where few embossed or stenciled jugs are known to have been used in the saloon business.  Historically significant saloon artifact.
 
Dimensions:  approximately 11-1/2 inches in height; and 9-1/2 inches in diameter at base.
 
More historical information provided to purchaser.