Jug

Jug
Title
Jug
Date 
1854-1856
Medium 
Stoneware, cobalt oxide
Dimensions 
Overall: 16 1/2 x 11 3/4 in. ( 41.9 x 29.8 cm )
Description 
Salt-glazed stoneware jug with impressed maker's mark and decorated with a cobalt blue flower.
Credit Line 
Gift of Samuel V. Hoffman
Object Number 
1929.130
Marks 
impressed: on front: "MANTELL & THOMAS/PENN YAN"; "3"
Gallery Label 
James Mantell employed a traveling salesman named Ezra Warren, who peddled stoneware throughout Penn Yan and neighboring towns from a horse and wagon.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group