This is a nice old whiskey jug considering the age. Please look at pictures carefully and research the family history. It is a 2 gallon jug measuring 12 inches tall and 29 inches circumference.
This large jug weighs 10 pounds. WON'T HOLD LIQUID It reads: J. COONEY & CO NASHVILLE LIQUORS NASHVILLE TENN The Cooney family were native-born Irish Tennesseans. The father John Cooney was born in 1827 in Paris, Henry county Tennessee. Early in his career he had embraced the grocers trade and like many of his peers featured whiskey as a major product.The top letter are embossed with : J. The lettering on the light brown part is painted on. The item "Vintage Antique Brown Whiskey Jug Stoneware Crock Primitive Nashville Cooney" is in sale since Thursday, September 6, 2018. This item is in the category "Antiques\Decorative Arts\Ceramics & Porcelain\Jugs". The seller is "marvelousmarilyn" and is located in Lavinia, Tennessee. This item can be shipped to United States.