This beautiful Mason's hydra jug dates from the first quarter of the 19th century. It is named for the snake-like creature that forms the handle. The design is the well recognized Japan Basket pattern. The colors are vibrant. The jug is 5 1/4" tall and in excellent condition. It is not cracked, chipped, or repaired. It is in excellent condition commensurate with age and would make a fine addition to any collection. . There is a lustre like glaze on the handle. It is marked on the bottom as shown. We are offering free shipping for our U.S. clients. Shipping and insurance for others will vary by location. We have been in business for 30 years. Your satisfaction is guaranteed. Please e-mail us with any questions.