Stoneware jar

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Description
While this jar is unmarked, it may be one of several in the Museum's collection made by Thomas Commeraw, a free black potter. Thomas Commeraw established his pottery in the Corlears Hook neighborhood of lower Manhattan in 1797, successfully competing with well known stoneware makers from the Crolious and Remmey families.
Location
Currently not on view
date made
1797-1819
maker
Commeraw, Thomas
place made
United States: New York, Manhattan Island
Physical Description
ceramic, stoneware, coarse (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 24.5 cm x 17.1 cm; 9 21/32 in x 6 23/32 in
ID Number
1977.0803.115
accession number
1977.0803
catalog number
1977.0803.115
Credit Line
John Paul Remensnyder
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Home and Community Life: Ceramics and Glass
Industry & Manufacturing
Domestic Furnishings
New York Stoneware
Food
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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