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Stoneware jar

Stoneware jar

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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.
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Object Name
date made
Commeraw, Thomas
place made
United States: New York, Manhattan Island
Physical Description
ceramic, stoneware, coarse (overall material)
overall: 24.5 cm x 17.1 cm; 9 21/32 in x 6 23/32 in
ID Number
accession number
catalog number
Credit Line
John Paul Remensnyder
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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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