Stoneware cooler

Thompson Harrington took over management of Nathan Clark’s Lyons, New York stoneware manufactory in 1852 when Clark left to establish new potteries elsewhere in western New York. Located along the Erie Canal, the Lyons pottery flourished under Harrington and subsequent ownership until it closed in 1902.
Currently not on view
Object Name
date made
Harrington, Thompson
Physical Description
ceramic, stoneware, coarse (overall material)
cork (overall material)
overall: 48.9 cm x 28 cm; 19 1/4 in x 11 1/32 in
overall approximate: 23 in x 15 1/2 in x 12 3/4 in; 58.42 cm x 39.37 cm x 32.385 cm
place made
United States: New York, Lyons
ID Number
accession number
catalog number
New York Stoneware
Industry & Manufacturing
Domestic Furnishings
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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
John Paul Remensnyder
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