Jug

Jug
Title
Jug
Date 
1830-1850
Medium 
Stoneware, cobalt oxide
Dimensions 
Overall: 13 1/2 x 10 1/2 in. ( 34.3 x 26.7 cm )
Description 
Cylindrical salt-glaze stoneware jug with strap handle and rounded collar with flat top; brushstrokes in cobalt oxide (varying in intensity) below impressed maker's mark below neck; incised circle around neck.
Credit Line 
Purchased from Elie Nadelman
Object Number 
1937.919
Marks 
impressed: below neck: "SMITH & DAY,/MANUFACTURERS,/NORWALK.CON."; "2"
Gallery Label 
This object was once part of the folk art collection of Elie Nadelman (1882-1946), the avant-garde sculptor. From 1924 to 1934, Nadelman's collection was displayed in his Museum of Folk Arts, located in the Riverdale section of the Bronx. The Historical Society purchased Nadelman's entire collection in 1937.
Provenance 
The Folk Art Collection of Elie Nadelman
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group