A stoneware demijohn with a black transfer on the shoulder which reads "GIBSON PATEA" inside a hollow circle. The top portion is glazed and the bottom portion is unglazed. A rubber ball is rattling loose inside.
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The history of the demijohn is uncertain but it is likely that John Gibson, a stalwart of business and public life in Patea during the late 1800s, was involved in some way through his general merchandising and liquor business.
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