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On View: Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
CULTURE American
MEDIUM Stoneware
DATES between 1799–1820
DIMENSIONS 9 1/4 x 6 1/4 x 6 1/4 in. (23.5 x 15.9 x 15.9 cm)  (show scale)
MARKINGS On shoulder opposite handle, partially impressed mark: "[... R …]MMEY / MANHATTAN-WELLS / NEW-YORK"
CREDIT LINE Museum Collection Fund
CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Salt-glazed stoneware jug, tan ground with blue and brown glaze accents. Jug generally ovoid shaped, bulges out in middle, and tapers at top to narrow ringed mouth and at bottom to narrow base. Thick strap handle attached at side of neck and shoulder. On shoulder opposite handle, partially impressed mark: "[... R …]MMEY / MANHATTAN-WELLS / NEW-YORK". Inscribed letters accented in blue glaze, joins of handle in brown. CONDITION: Good; allover discolorations and specks in glaze (firing imperfections).
MUSEUM LOCATION This item is on view in Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
CAPTION American. Jug, between 1799–1820. Stoneware, 9 1/4 x 6 1/4 x 6 1/4 in. (23.5 x 15.9 x 15.9 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Museum Collection Fund, 50.146. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 50.146.jpg)
IMAGE overall, 50.146.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2004
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