Jar and lid

Jar and lid
Title
Jar and lid
Date 
1820-1860
Medium 
Stoneware
Dimensions 
Overall: 8 x 5 1/2 in. ( 20.3 x 14 cm )
Description 
Salt-glazed stoneware jar marked with retailer's name on front.
Credit Line 
Purchased from Elie Nadelman
Object Number 
1937.872ab
Marks 
impressed: on front: "WILLIAM PARTRIDGE & SON,/NO 27 CLIFF ST NY"
Gallery Label 
During the second half of the 19th century and into the early 20th century, stoneware manufacturers commonly supplied local businesses with vessels designed for their products and marked with the retailer's name. Druggists, grocers, brewers, and ink suppliers ordered containers simply marked with their name, location, and sometimes a word describing the contents.
Provenance 
The Folk Art Collection of Elie Nadelman
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group