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Jug

Object Number: 
1937.842
Date: 
1839
Medium: 
Stoneware, cobalt oxide
Dimensions: 
Overall: 16 3/4 x 12 in. ( 42.5 x 30.5 cm )
Marks: 
incised: beneath spout: "Luke Sclovey / 1839" incised: on bottom of jug: "Made by / Thomas Cotterill [?]"
Description: 
Salt-glazed stoneware jug with hand-incised mark and date and decorated with cobalt blue leaves and flowers.
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