Stoneware jar


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.

Date Made: 1797-1819

Maker: Commeraw, Thomas

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: United States: New York, Corlears Hook

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: 1977.0803.115Accession Number: 1977.0803Catalog Number: 1977.0803.115

Object Name: jar

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


Record Id: nmah_574240

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