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Object Name: Jar
Date: 1848-1860
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Medium: Stoneware, cobalt oxide
Dimensions: Overall: 13 x 8 1/2 in. ( 33 x 21.6 cm )
Place made: North America, United States, Norwalk
Description: Salt-glazed stoneware jar with impressed maker's mark and decorated with a cobalt blue flower.
Credit Line: Purchased from Elie Nadelman
Object Number: 1937.896
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Marks: impressed: on front: "A. E. SMITH & SONS,/MANUFACTURERS,/38 PECK SLIP, N. Y."; "4" "1153" in graphite

Gallery Label:

A. E. Smith & Sons, a major stoneware manufacturer located in Norwalk, CT, maintained a retail outlet in New York City.

Provenance:

The Folk Art Collection of Elie Nadelman