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Pot

Object Number: 
1945.468
Date: 
1845-1852
Medium: 
Stoneware, cobalt oxide
Dimensions: 
Overall: 12 x 12 1/2 in. ( 30.5 x 31.8 cm )
Marks: 
impressed: beneath rim: "ADAM CAIRE/POKEEPSIE, N. Y."
Description: 
Salt-glazed stoneware two-handled crock decorated with an image of a cobalt blue chicken feeding on front, with impressed maker's mark beneath front rim.
Gallery Label: 
Potter Adam Caire served a six-year apprenticeship before entering the business. After a twenty-year partnership with Philip Riedinger, Adam Caire ran his own substantial manufactory for nearly twenty years.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. Bayard Verplanck
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group