Stoneware jug


The Remmey family began producing pottery in New York City in 1735, when John Remmey I emigrated from Germany. His grandson, John Remmey III, took over the family business in 1793, continuing to produce some of the finest stoneware made in the United States at the time. The somewhat lopsided incised leaf design on this jug reminds us that each piece was made and decorated by hand.

Date Made: 1791-1831

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: John Paul Remensnyder

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: 1977.0803.105Accession Number: 1977.0803Catalog Number: 1977.0803.105

Object Name: jug

Physical Description: ceramic, stoneware, coarse (overall material)Measurements: overall: 29.8 cm x 12.2 cm; 11 23/32 in x 4 13/16 in


Record Id: nmah_574174

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