Jug

Jug
Title
Jug
Date 
1843-1884
Medium 
Stoneware, cobalt oxide
Dimensions 
Overall: 12 x 9 in. ( 30.5 x 22.9 cm )
Description 
Salt-glazed stoneware jug with impressed maker's mark and decorated with a cobalt-blue flower.
Credit Line 
Gift of Samuel V. Hoffman
Object Number 
1927.76
Marks 
inscriptions: Stamped "N. CLARK 'JR ATHENS, N.Y."
Gallery Label 
The Hudson River town of Athens exerted tremendous influence over stoneware production in New York. Nathan Clark and his family, in business for nearly a century, trained numerous apprentices, who subsequently opened new potteries throughout the state.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group