Pot

Object Number: 
1937.847
Date: 
1809-1852
Medium: 
Stoneware, cobalt oxide
Dimensions: 
Overall: 14 1/2 x 9 1/2 in. ( 36.8 x 24.1 cm )
Marks: 
impressed: on front: "I. SEYMOUR & CO. / TROY"
Description: 
Salt-glazed stoneware two-handled jar with impressed maker's mark and decorated with cobalt blue dragonfly.
Gallery Label: 
Israel Seymour, an astute businessman, was Troy's best-known stoneware manufacturer. Stoneware vessels impressed with Seymour's mark and decorated with incised images are believed to be the work of Seymour's associate William Lundy, an Irish-born potter.
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