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Exhibition vase (cut down) made for the World Cotton Centennial Exposition, 1884
Mayer Pottery Manufacturing Company

Arsenal Pottery

J. S. Mayer

Trenton, New Jersey, United States of America
Slip-cast earthenware with colored glazes, H: 20 1/2 in, W: 13 in
Gift of Emma and Jay Lewis, 2011  2011.12.24
On View
Inscriptions:
see description

Marks:
on side in relief letters: "J. S. MAYER / TRENTON N.J"

Provenance: made for the 1884 Cotton Centennial Exposition in New Orleans, LA; Emma and Jay Lewis Collection
Exhibition History:
"Hot, Hotter, Hottest: 300 Years of New Jersey Ceramics", Newark Museum, Newark, New Jersey (October 21, 2016 - ongoing).

Keywords: Exposition, New Orleans, Louisiana, Steamboat, Cotton, Corn, tobacco, American Pottery, Ceramic, Earthenware, Majolica ware, Vase, Urn