Stoneware jar

Floral, bird, and animal motifs were commonly used to decorate 19th century stoneware in the United States. This jar, made by John Remmey III, features an incised and cobalt decorated fish.
Remmey pottery is often marked “Manhattan-Wells” referring to the firm’s location near the municipal water supply.
Currently not on view
Object Name
date made
1791-ca 1831
Remmey III, John
Physical Description
ceramic, stoneware, coarse (overall material)
overall: 40.3 cm; 15 7/8 in
overall: 13 1/8 in x 10 1/2 in; 33.3375 cm x 26.67 cm
place made
United States: New York, Manhattan Island
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accession number
catalog number
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Home and Community Life: Ceramics and Glass
Industry & Manufacturing
Domestic Furnishings
New York Stoneware
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center
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