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Jar

Object Number: 
1928.55
Date: 
1863-1879
Medium: 
Stoneware, cobalt oxide
Dimensions: 
Overall: 15 1/2 x 10 in. ( 39.4 x 25.4 cm )
Marks: 
impressed: on front: "POTTERY WORKS / LITTLE WST 12TH ST. N.Y."; "4"
Description: 
Salt-glazed stoneware two-handled jar with impressed maker's mark and decorated with cobalt blue tulips.
Gallery Label: 
The large impressed "4" on this crock refers to its four gallon capacity. Such numbers were often placed prominently on mid 19th-century stoneware.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Samuel V. Hoffman
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group