Jug

Object Number: 
1937.799
Date: 
1825-1875
Medium: 
Stoneware, cobalt oxide, cork
Dimensions: 
Overall: 11 1/2 x 6 3/4 in. ( 29.2 x 17.1 cm )
Marks: 
impressed: on front: "JOHN. MATTHEWS / APPARATUS CO / 1ST AVE 26TH & 27TH STS / NEW YORK"
Description: 
Salt-glazed stoneware jug with cork and impressed retailer's mark, colored with cobalt blue.
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.
Credit Line: 
Purchased from Elie Nadelman
Provenance: 
The Folk Art Collection of Elie Nadelman
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group