Stoneware jug

Description
The salt-glazed stoneware tradition in America was brought to this country by immigrants from Central Europe. Potters in the New World used decorating techniques developed in Germany and other European countries, such as pictorial incising and cobalt painting, as seen the incised bird on this jug made by John Remmey III.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
jug
date made
1791-1820
maker
Remmey III, John
Physical Description
ceramic (overall material)
stoneware (overall material)
thrown (overall production method/technique)
incised (overall production method/technique)
Measurements
average spatial: 15 1/2 in x 11 in; 39.37 cm x 27.94 cm
overall: 15 5/16 in x 10 11/16 in; 38.9255 cm x 27.1145 cm
place made
United States: New York, Manhattan Island
ID Number
1994.0310.01
catalog number
1994.0310.01
accession number
1994.0310
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
Lois G. Remmey
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