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Jug

Object Number: 
1937.825
Date: 
1800-1820
Medium: 
Stoneware, cobalt oxide
Dimensions: 
Overall: 12 1/2 x 8 1/2 in. ( 31.8 x 21.6 cm )
Marks: 
impressed: on front: "J. REMMEY./MANHATTAN-WELLS,/NEW-YORK"
Description: 
Salt-glazed stoneware jug with impressed maker's mark and decorated with cobalt blue.
Gallery Label: 
John Remmey's mark, hastily embellished with a splash of cobalt, advertises his establishment and its location near the city's water works.
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