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Jar

Object Number: 
1925.99
Date: 
1799
Medium: 
Stoneware, cobalt oxide
Dimensions: 
Overall: 10 x 6 in. ( 25.4 x 15.2 cm )
Marks: 
inscriptions: Inscription: incised "E * C/1799/N.2," opp. side incised "PLUMBS"
Description: 
Salt-glazed stoneware jar with cobalt blue painted ribbon motif under the incised and painted word "PLUMBS" and marked with incised and painted initials and date on the back.
Gallery Label: 
The initials "E C" inscribed on this elaborate plum jar suggest that Crolius may have made it for his wife, Elizabeth (Meyer) Crolius, whom he married in 1793.
Bibliography: 
Denker, Ellen Paul. "Collector' legacies." The Magazine Antiques 167 (2005): 176-180.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Dr. John E. Stillwell
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group