Overall: 6 3/4 x 4 1/2 x 4 1/2 in. ( 17.1 x 11.4 x 11.4 cm )
inscribed: by hand on jug: "Made by Bill Howard / N * YORK"
Salt-glazed stoneware jug decorated with hand-incised and cobalt images of fish, flags, flowers, and crescents, and hand-inscribed maker's mark.
William Howard probably made this patriotic jug in the pottery of either Clarkson Crolius, Sr. or John Remmey III. He appears in the New York City directories between 1806 and 1809 living on Cross (now Park) Street.
Purchased from Elie Nadelman
The Folk Art Collection of Elie Nadelman
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