A two-tone salt glazed demijohn with a metal handle with a transfer on the shoulder "TO BE RETURNED/WHEN EMPTY/. 1,115". The body of the demijohn has a transfer "MURPHY & CO/TRADE/MARK/MOUNT EGMONT/NEW ZEALAND" with a central pictorial image of Mt Taranaki/Egmont and decorative scrollwork. A transfer for the operating instructions reads "TO CLOSE THE TAP/TURN HOLD IN HANDLE TO FRONT/DO NOT raise the Tap on turning". The potters registration is impressed "PEARSON & CO/WHITTINGTON/MOOR/CHESTERFIELD".
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