Jug made in Staffordshire to commemorate the passing of the Maine Law in America, circa 1855, Beech, Hancock & Co.

This jug was made in England by Beech, Hancock & Co. for export to the USA after the Maine Law (or “Maine Liquor Law”) was passed on June 2, 1851 in Maine, was the first statutory implementation of the developing temperance movement in the United States.

Height: 6 ½”

Condition: Hairline through the handle restored