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Stoneware jug

Stoneware jug

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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.
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Object Name
date made
Remmey III, John
place made
United States: New York, Manhattan Island
Physical Description
ceramic (overall material)
stoneware (overall material)
thrown (overall production method/technique)
incised (overall production method/technique)
average spatial: 15 1/2 in x 11 in; 39.37 cm x 27.94 cm
ID Number
catalog number
accession number
Credit Line
Lois G. Remmey
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Cultural and Community Life: Ceramics and Glass
Industry & Manufacturing
Domestic Furnishings
New York Stoneware
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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