MY GUESS IS THAT SOMEBODY SHOT IT WITH A BB GUN BUT, IT EXISTS. THIS IS A PRIZE PIECE TO A MUSEUM OR A HIGH END COLLECTOR. THE CHIP COULD EASILY BE FILLED IN WITH BLUE BUT, I THINK IT ADDS TO THE BEAUTY AND CHARACTER OF THE JUG, PLEASE LOOK AT PICTURES AS PART OF THE DESCRIPTION. The item "RARE ANTIQUE COBALT BLUE BIRD DECORATED STONEWARE JUG NORTON VT.VINTAGE" is in sale since Friday, December 28, 2018. This item is in the category "Pottery & Glass\Pottery & China\China & Dinnerware\Stoneware". The seller is "meteoritemax" and is located in Tucson, Arizona. This item can be shipped worldwide.