Jug

Classification: 
Date: 
ca. 1850
Medium: 
Stoneware, cobalt oxide
Dimensions: 
Overall: 14 x 8 3/4 in. ( 35.6 x 22.2 cm )
Description: 
Salt-glazed stoneware jug with impressed maker's mark and decorated with a cobalt blue panther in the jungle.
Credit Line: 
Purchased from Elie Nadelman
Object Number: 
1937.796
Marks: 
impressed: in front: "J. & E. NORTON, / BENNINGTON, VT"; "2"
Gallery Label: 
This object was once part of the folk art collection of Elie Nadelman (1882-1946), the avant-garde sculptor. From 1924 to 1934, Nadelman's collection was displayed in his Museum of Folk Arts, located in the Riverdale section of the Bronx. The Historical Society purchased Nadelman's entire collection in 1937.
Provenance: 
The Folk Art Collection of Elie Nadelman
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1850
eMuseum Object ID: 
1576
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Bread and butter plate

Classification: 
Date: 
ca. 1825
Medium: 
Porcelain
Dimensions: 
overall: 3/4 x 5 1/2 in.
Description: 
Porcelain bread and butter plate with broad border of salmon-colored enamel with outlining and accents in gilding; enamel borders are crossed by curving diaper-patterned bands of gilding.
Credit Line: 
Gift of William D. Bloodgood
Object Number: 
1939.444
Gallery Label: 
This bread and butter plate belonged to Janet Livingston (1743-1828), wife of General Richard Montgomery (1738-1775); see Anthology of British teapots/ teacups for more information.
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1825
eMuseum Object ID: 
1572
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Bread and butter plate

Classification: 
Date: 
ca. 1825
Medium: 
Porcelain
Dimensions: 
overall: 3/4 x 5 1/2 in.
Description: 
Porcelain bread and butter plate with broad border of salmon-colored enamel with outlining and accents in gilding; enamel borders are crossed by curving diaper-patterned bands of gilding.
Credit Line: 
Gift of William D. Bloodgood
Object Number: 
1939.443
Gallery Label: 
This bread and butter plate belonged to Janet Livingston (1743-1828), wife of General Richard Montgomery (1738-1775); see Anthology of British teapots/ teacups for more information.
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1825
eMuseum Object ID: 
1571
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Jar

Classification: 
Date: 
1833-1861
Medium: 
Stoneware, cobalt oxide
Dimensions: 
Overall: 10 1/2 x 6 in. ( 26.7 x 15.2 cm )
Description: 
Salt-glazed stoneware jar impressed with the maker's mark and decorated with cobalt blue slashes.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Samuel V. Hoffman
Object Number: 
1927.80
Marks: 
impressed: on front: "W. SMITH/ GREENWICH/ NEW YORK"
Gallery Label: 

The shoulder of this jar is impressed with the elusive maker's mark of Manhattan, New York potter, Washington Smith, within an oval border. According to William Ketchum's Potters and Potteries of New York State, 1650-1900, "Though Washington Smith made stoneware in Manhattan from 1833 until 1861, relatively few of his marked pieces have been identified" (Ketchum, p. 60). Smith's shop was located at 32-34 Eighteenth Street in Chelsea (Ketchum, p. 59).

Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1861
eMuseum Object ID: 
1569
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Figurine: Johanna Marie Lind, ("Jenny", 1820-1887)

Classification: 
Date: 
1851-1861
Medium: 
Earthenware, paint
Dimensions: 
Overall: 10 1/4 x 3 3/8 x 3 in. ( 26 x 8.6 x 7.6 cm )
Description: 
Glazed and over-painted earthenware figurine on oval base; standing female figure in white petticoat with dark rose floral decoration, light blue overskirt, lavender bodice, and white hat with yellow feather, holding a small book open in one hand; "JENNY LIND" handwrittten in black on front of base.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Leonidas Westervelt
Object Number: 
1945.299
Marks: 
handwritten in ink(?): on front of base: "JENNY LIND"
Provenance: 
The Jenny Lind Collection of Leonidas Westervelt
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1861
eMuseum Object ID: 
1533
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Wine keg and lid

Classification: 
Date: 
1882-1895
Medium: 
Stoneware, cobalt oxide
Dimensions: 
Overall: 20 x 13 1/2 in. ( 50.8 x 34.3 cm )
Description: 
Salt-glazed stoneware wine keg and lid with stenciled cobalt blue maker's mark and decorated with applied molded leaves and branches and eagle with stars and striped shield perched on branch and three arrows.
Credit Line: 
Purchased from Elie Nadelman
Object Number: 
1937.909ab
Marks: 
stenciled: on front: "NORWICH POTTERY WORKS / NORWICH / CONN."
Gallery Label: 
This object was once part of the folk art collection of Elie Nadelman (1882-1946), the avant-garde sculptor. From 1924 to 1934, Nadelman's collection was displayed in his Museum of Folk Arts, located in the Riverdale section of the Bronx. The Historical Society purchased Nadelman's entire collection in 1937.
Provenance: 
The Folk Art Collection of Elie Nadelman
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1895
eMuseum Object ID: 
1515
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Miniature pitcher

Classification: 
Date: 
1830-1880
Medium: 
Stoneware
Dimensions: 
Overall: 2 1/8 x 1 1/2 x 2 1/4 in. ( 5.4 x 3.8 x 5.7 cm )
Description: 
Ovoid salt-glazed stoneware miniature pitcher with strap handle and pinched pouring spout; undecorated.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Dr. John E. Stillwell
Object Number: 
1926.40
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1880
eMuseum Object ID: 
1513
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Tile

Classification: 
Date: 
1725-1775
Medium: 
Earthenware
Dimensions: 
Overall: 5 1/8 x 5 1/8 x 1/4 in. ( 13 x 13 x 0.6 cm )
Description: 
Tin-glazed earthenware tile with blue and white painted decoration; buff-colored body; circular rondel containing image of the disobedient prophet on a horse being atacked by a lion (I Kings ch. 13 v. 24); ox-head corner motifs; upper right corner broken off.
Credit Line: 
Gift of S. and A.C. Loveland
Object Number: 
INV.8794b
Marks: 
written: reverse of tile; "From/ S. + A.C./ Loveland/ from parlor +/ kitchen LI/ House/ this kitch?"
Gallery Label: 
According to an inscription on the reverse, this tile is from the parlor or kitchen of a house on Long Island.
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1775
eMuseum Object ID: 
1510
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Miniature crock

Classification: 
Date: 
1830-1880
Medium: 
Stoneware
Dimensions: 
Overall: 2 3/8 x 1 3/4 in. ( 6 x 4.4 cm )
Description: 
Cylindrical salt-glaze stoneware miniature crock with everted rolled rim; undecorated.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Dr. John E. Stillwell and Robert Brooke
Object Number: 
1926.41
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1880
eMuseum Object ID: 
1507
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Tile

Classification: 
Date: 
1852-1866
Medium: 
Earthenware
Dimensions: 
Overall: 4 1/4 x 4 1/4 x 1/2 in. ( 10.8 x 10.8 x 1.3 cm )
Description: 
Encaustic gothic revival tile with red clay body inlaid with cream, white, and blue slip; cream stylized fleur-de-lis corner motifs, circular frame composed of cream, white, and cream bands contain cream and white quatrefoil on blue ground; reverse side has circular impressions (intended to create rough surface for installation) and impressed maker's mark.
Credit Line: 
Gift of George W. Nash
Object Number: 
N-387.8
Marks: 
impressed: on reverse; "Maw & Co./ Benthall/ Broseley"
Gallery Label: 
This tile was orignially installed in the club house of the American Jockey Club located in Jerome Park, Kingsbridge in the north-western Bronx. The club house was built in 1866 and demolished in 1898.
Provenance: 
The George W. Nash Collection of Ulster County, New York Household Artifacts
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1866
eMuseum Object ID: 
1506
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

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