Jug

Jug
Title
Jug
Date 
1845-1848
Medium 
Stoneware, cobalt oxide
Dimensions 
Overall: 13 x 10 in. ( 33 x 25.4 cm )
Description 
Salt-glazed stoneware jug with impressed maker's mark and decorated with cobalt blue bird perched on branch.
Credit Line 
Gift of Mrs. Bayard Verplanck
Object Number 
1945.464
Marks 
impressed: on front: "JACOB CAIRE POKEEPSIE NY"
Gallery Label 
The Caire family dominated Poughkeepsie stoneware manufacturing during the second half of the nineteenth century. French immigrant John B. Caire purchased the Main Street pottery in 1842, later run by his sons Jacob and Adam.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group