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
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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_view4_PS2.jpg)
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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
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