Stoneware jug

Description
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.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
jug
date made
1824-1850
maker
Seymour, Israel
Physical Description
ceramic, stoneware, coarse (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 30 cm x 12 cm; 11 13/16 in x 4 23/32 in
place made
United States: New York, Troy
ID Number
CE*319884.79
catalog number
319884.79
accession number
319884
subject
Food
Domestic Furnishings
Industry & Manufacturing
New York Stoneware
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
The Osgood Collection

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