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Jug

Object Number: 
1927.75
Date: 
1879-1882
Medium: 
Stoneware
Dimensions: 
Overall: 11 x 7 in. ( 27.9 x 17.8 cm )
Marks: 
impressed: on front: "S. C. BROWN/HUNTINGTON/L. I."
Description: 
Salt-glazed stoneware jug with corked spat and impressed maker's mark.
Gallery Label: 

In 1879, Stephen C. Brown quit the Brown Brothers firm, and began his own pottery. Located about one mile south of his brothers' pottery, and on the west side of present New York Ave, he used the mark “S.C. Brown / Huntington L.I.” He closed in 1881, and left the potting trade.

Credit Line: 
Gift of Samuel V. Hoffman
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group