Stoneware jug


The salt-glazed stoneware tradition in America was brought to this country by immigrants from Central Europe. Potters in the New World used decorating techniques developed in Germany and other European countries, such as pictorial incising and cobalt painting, as seen the incised bird on this jug made by John Remmey III.

Date Made: 1791-1820

Maker: Remmey III, John

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: United States: New York, Manhattan Island

See more items in: Home and Community Life: Ceramics and Glass, Food, Industry & Manufacturing, New York Stoneware, Domestic Furnishings


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Credit Line: Lois G. Remmey

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: 1994.0310.01Catalog Number: 1994.0310.01Accession Number: 1994.0310

Object Name: jug

Physical Description: ceramic (overall material)stoneware (overall material)thrown (overall production method/technique)incised (overall production method/technique)Measurements: average spatial: 15 1/2 in x 11 in; 39.37 cm x 27.94 cm


Record Id: nmah_1176037

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