Memphis TN stoneware pottery jug modified into a coin bank with an applied strap handle across the top and slot for coins. Stamped "Jos. Jacer or Jager/Memphis" for Joseph Jaeger/Yeager (b. Germany 1819, d. 1883, working in Memphis 1876-1883). 11 1/4"H x 6 1/2" dia. Note: This example is documented in the book "Tennessee Potteries, Pots, and Potters – 1790s to 1950", by Samuel D. Smith and Stephen Rogers, pages 970 & 971. CONDITION: Overall very good condition with a small glaze flake below the coin slot.
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