Overall: 9 x 10 in. ( 22.9 x 25.4 cm )
Cylindrical salt-glaze stoneware crock with Albany slip-coated interior and lug handles; impressed capacity mark below neck; decorated with image of feeding chicken painted in cobalt oxide.
Gift of Samuel V. Hoffman
According to accession records, this crock was purchased from a member of the Caire family in Poughkeepsie in the 1870s. The chicken painted on the crock is similar to that on other Caire pieces. This crock may have been made by Adam Caire.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.