Skip navigation

Object Name: Jar
Date: 1800-1814
Related People:
Medium: Stoneware, cobalt oxide
Dimensions: Overall: 13 x 11 in. ( 33 x 27.9 cm )
Place made: North America, United States, New York
Description: Salt-glazed stoneware two-handled jar with impressed maker's mark surrounded by cobalt blue decorated cloud.
Credit Line: Purchased from Elie Nadelman
Object Number: 1937.803
Send to a Friend
Marks: impressed: beneath rim: "C. CROLIUS/MANUFACTURER/MANHATTAN-WELLS/NEW-YORK"

Gallery Label:

This object was once part of the folk art collection of Elie Nadelman (1882-1946), the avant-garde sculptor. From 1924 to 1934, Nadelman's collection was displayed in his Museum of Folk Arts, located in the Riverdale section of the Bronx. The Historical Society purchased Nadelman's entire collection in 1937.

Later Crolius ware is often simply decorated in cobalt with this "cloud" design.

Provenance:

The Folk Art Collection of Elie Nadelman