Stoneware stein

Description
The opening of the Erie Canal in 1825 contributed to the establishment of numerous stoneware factories in towns such as Utica, New York. The White family first began making utilitarian pottery in Utica in 1834, and started using molds and steam-powered pottery wheels in the 1870s, expanding the types of wares they could produce. By the late 1800s, they were known for their relief molded wares, such as this stein.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
stein
date made
1890-1907
maker
White's Pottery
Physical Description
ceramic (overall material)
stoneware (overall material)
molded (overall production method/technique)
Measurements
overall: 12.7 cm x 11.7 cm; 5 in x 4 19/32 in
overall: 4 3/4 in x 4 3/4 in x 3 5/8 in; 12.065 cm x 12.065 cm x 9.2075 cm
place made
United States: New York, Utica
ID Number
1992.0278.03
catalog number
1992.0278.03
accession number
1992.0278
subject
New York Stoneware
Food
Industry & Manufacturing
Domestic Furnishings
See more items in
Home and Community Life: Ceramics and Glass
New York Stoneware
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center
Credit Line
Arthur Goldberg, M.D. and Esther Goldberg
specific reference
Bensch, Christopher. The Blue and the Gray: Oneida County Stoneware
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