Stoneware, cobalt oxide
Overall: 14 1/2 x 9 1/2 in. ( 36.8 x 24.1 cm )
Salt-glazed stoneware two-handled pot with impressed maker's mark and decorated with cobalt blue dragonfly.
Purchased from Elie Nadelman
impressed: on front: "I. SEYMOUR & CO./TROY"
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.
The Folk Art Collection of Elie Nadelman
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.