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Object Name: Jug
Date: 1861-1891
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Medium: Stoneware, cobalt oxide
Dimensions: Overall: 14 1/2 x 9 in. ( 36.8 x 22.9 cm )
Place made: North America, United States, Fort Edward
Description: Salt-glazed stoneware jug impressed with maker's mark and decorated with a cobalt blue leaf.
Credit Line: Purchased from Elie Nadelman
Object Number: 1937.828
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Marks: impressed: on front: "NEW YORK / STONEWARE CO."; "2"

Gallery Label:

By mid-century, some stoneware manufacturers adopted factory names, such as New York Stoneware Company, Central New York Pottery, and Hudson River Pottery, which signalled their expansion from local to regional markets.

Provenance:

The Folk Art Collection of Elie Nadelman