On View: Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
11 1/8 x 8 5/8 x 8 3/4 in. (28.3 x 21.9 x 22.2 cm)
Diameter of base: 5 in. (12.7 cm) (show scale)
Below handle, incised: "Made by Henry Stockwell"
Above bird decoration, incised in script: "S. Stiles." (name of man jug was made for)
Below bird decoration, incised in script: "This is the first jug made in / the Columbian Factory / Perth Amboy Sept. 1st / 1831 / William E. Warner / Manufacturer"
Purchased with funds given by Christine V. Ness, H. Randolph Lever Fund, Alfred T. and Caroline S. Zoebisch Fund, and other funds
You may download and use Brooklyn Museum images of this three-dimensional work in accordance with a Creative Commons license
. Fair use, as understood under the United States Copyright Act, may also apply.
Please include caption information from this page and credit the Brooklyn Museum. If you need a high resolution file, please fill out our online application form
For further information about copyright, we recommend resources at the United States Library of Congress
, Cornell University
, Copyright and Cultural Institutions: Guidelines for U.S. Libraries, Archives, and Museums
, and Copyright Watch
For more information about the Museum's rights project, including how rights types are assigned, please see our blog posts on copyright
If you have any information regarding this work and rights to it, please contact email@example.com
Henry Stockwell for William E. Warner at the Columbia Pottery. Jug, ca. 1831. Stoneware, 11 1/8 x 8 5/8 x 8 3/4 in. (28.3 x 21.9 x 22.2 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Purchased with funds given by Christine V. Ness, H. Randolph Lever Fund, Alfred T. and Caroline S. Zoebisch Fund, and other funds, 77.191.9. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 77.191.9_view1_PS2.jpg)
overall, 77.191.9_view1_PS2.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2009
"CUR" at the beginning of an image file name means that the image was created by a curatorial staff member. These study images may be digital point-and-shoot photographs, when we don\'t yet have high-quality studio photography, or they may be scans of older negatives, slides, or photographic prints, providing historical documentation of the object.
Ovoid, light brown glazed stoneware jug with single applied handle. Narrow mouth with lip; neck slopes to bulging shoulder then tapers to base. On front of body opposite handle, incised decoration of bird perching on a branch with four leaves stained blue. Inscriptions above and below bird decoration and below handle.
CONDITION: Chipped on lip, chips on side near base
Not every record you will find here is complete. More information is available for some works than for others, and some entries have been updated more recently. Records are frequently reviewed and revised, and we welcome
any additional information you might have.