This simple, squat jug has become a favorite Otto form for me, and they certainly did a variety of jug forms. This appears to be one that's available in a wide variety of glazes, many of which are fairly difficult to find. This has a thick red drip over a mottled gray with white specks. The glaze name may be "granite" (spelled granat or granit in German). Otto currently makes a red over white drip with that name, but I can't confirm that this was an earlier version with the same name. Such was suggested to me several years ago, but I haven't found confirmation. Of course, that doesn't affect the aesthetics, only the language. With or without a glaze name, it's a very strong piece.
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