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Jug

Object Number: 
1927.76
Date: 
1843-1884
Medium: 
Stoneware, cobalt oxide
Dimensions: 
Overall: 12 x 9 in. ( 30.5 x 22.9 cm )
Marks: 
inscriptions: Stamped "N. CLARK 'JR ATHENS, N.Y."
Description: 
Salt-glazed stoneware jug with impressed maker's mark and decorated with a cobalt-blue flower.
Gallery Label: 
The Hudson River town of Athens exerted tremendous influence over stoneware production in New York. Nathan Clark and his family, in business for nearly a century, trained numerous apprentices, who subsequently opened new potteries throughout the state.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Samuel V. Hoffman
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group