OLD ADVERTISING STONEWARE WHISKEY JUG TRIACA MARYLAND

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  • Item Category: Advertising
  • Source: eBay
  • Sold Date: Dec 02, 2008
  • Channel: Auction House

VINTAGE

ADVERTISING STONEWARE

WHISKEY JUG

THE TRIACA COMPANY

BALTIMORE, MARYLAND

EARLY 1900s

is an opportunity to own a really neat old Vintage Cast Stoneware Advertising Whiskey Jug from the Triaca Company of Baltimore, Maryland. This is a Brown & Cream colored two-tone Gallon Jug with handle. The company name is in block letters on the front of the stoneware jug.

This Old Stoneware Jug is in Excellent Condition for its age and purpose. T are no cracks or splits, a few glaze pops, some dark substance appears to have spilled down the front on some occasion, and a minor chip above the company name along the edge of the rim. The handle is completely intact and t are no chips or cracks around the opening of the jug. Pretty amazing for a whiskey jug this old. This great old whiskey jug measures 12 inches in height and has a bottom diameter of 7 inches.

I found out some information regarding The Triaca Company of Baltimore, MD:

The name Triaca first appears in Baltimore directories in 1882 under the name of its founder, Marcello Triaca. The company was identified as a wine & liquor distribtor located at 98 Light St., Wharf and 1 Camden. In 1898, Marcello's name had been dropped & the firm became Triaca's Exchange, 312-318 Light St. Another name change occurred in 1906 when it became The Tria
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