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Stoneware jug

Stoneware jug

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Description
Israel Seymour operated a pottery in Troy, New York from about 1809 to 1865. This beautifully formed jug is a fine example of much of the stoneware made by New York potters--simple utilitarian pieces, without adornment, that met the needs of the people who used them.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
jug
date made
1824-1850
maker
Seymour, Israel
place made
United States: New York, Troy
Physical Description
ceramic, stoneware, coarse (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 30 cm x 12 cm; 11 13/16 in x 4 23/32 in
ID Number
CE.319884.79
catalog number
319884.079
accession number
319884
Credit Line
The Osgood Collection
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Cultural and Community Life: Ceramics and Glass
Industry & Manufacturing
Domestic Furnishings
New York Stoneware
Food
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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