Stoneware jug

Israel Seymour operated a pottery in Troy, New York from about 1809 to 1865. This beautifully formed jug is a fine example of much of the stoneware made by New York potters--simple utilitarian pieces, without adornment, that met the needs of the people who used them.
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Object Name
date made
Seymour, Israel
Physical Description
ceramic, stoneware, coarse (overall material)
overall: 30 cm x 12 cm; 11 13/16 in x 4 23/32 in
overall: 11 5/8 in x 8 5/16 in; 29.5275 cm x 21.1455 cm
place made
United States: New York, Troy
ID Number
catalog number
accession number
Domestic Furnishings
Industry & Manufacturing
New York Stoneware
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Home and Community Life: Ceramics and Glass
New York Stoneware
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center
Credit Line
The Osgood Collection
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