Stoneware jar

Description
David Morgan worked for New York City potter John Crolius Jr., beginning in 1795. In 1798 he temporarily took over Thomas H. Commeraw’s kiln on Cherry Street near Corlear’s Hook in Manhattan. The mark “CORLEARS HOOK” can be found on many of the well-formed jars, jugs and pitchers attributed to Morgan.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
jar
date made
1795-1803
maker
Morgan, David
Physical Description
ceramic, stoneware, coarse (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 28.8 cm x 19 cm; 11 11/32 in x 7 15/32 in
place made
United States: New York, Manhattan Island
ID Number
1977.0803.108
accession number
1977.0803
catalog number
1977.0803.108
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
John Paul Remensnyder

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