Stoneware jar

Description
The Remmey and Crolius families dominated the New York stoneware industry from the early 1700s through the early 1800s. Both families emigrated from Germany, bringing with them the stoneware traditions of their homeland. Sometimes business associates, the two families also inter-married. Remmey family members went on to establish stoneware factories in Philadelphia and Baltimore, as well.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
jar
date made
1795-1830
maker
Remmey III, John
Physical Description
ceramic, stoneware, coarse (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 19 cm x 17 cm; 7 15/32 in x 6 11/16 in
overall: 7 1/4 in x 6 25/32 in x 5 3/4 in; 18.415 cm x 17.2339 cm x 14.605 cm
place made
United States: New York, Manhattan Island
ID Number
1980.0614.363
accession number
1980.0614
catalog number
1980.0614.363
subject
Food
Industry & Manufacturing
Domestic Furnishings
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
Clare Shenehon Boyd
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