Spouted pitcher


Manufacturer
Clarkson Crolius, Sr.
Material
ceramic
other
Dimensions
Overall: 11 in. × 8 1/2 in. (27.9 × 21.6 cm)
Creation Date
1798
Description
Salt-glazed stoneware spouted pitcher with stamped flowers, incised leaves decorated with cobalt blue, and maker's name and date hand inscribed across belly; inside, rough piercing at junction of body and spout; single pierced hole in either ceramic handle probably for attaching a metal handle.
Marks/Inscription
inscribed: by hand around belly: "New York Feby 17th. 1798 / Flowered by Clarkson Crolius / Blue"
Provenance
Purchased from Elie Nadelman
Dodge family, Middleton, NY, early nineteenth century; Mrs. L. B. Caswell, Jr. (Eliza Moak), Fort Atkinson, WI, 1904; Matthew Holden, Rye or Jamaica, NY, by 1927; The Folk Art Collection of Elie and Viola Nadelman, Riverdale, NY
Kitchen Artifact ID
1937.587
Institutional Collection
New-York Historical Society