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Pitcher with design of fire engine, 1849-1854
Congress Pottery

Abraham Cadmus

South Amboy, New Jersey, United States of America
Slip-cast yellowware with brown glaze spattered with clear lead glaze, H: 9 in, W: 9 in
Gift of Emma and Jay Lewis, 2011  2011.12.17
On View
Inscriptions:
a painted accession number in red: 12.975; probably from an early museum exhibition or a museum collection.

Marks:
impressed mark on bottom "A. CADMUS / CONGRESS POTTERY /SOUTH AMBOY / N.J."

Labels/Stamps:
a red and white Dennison paper sticker on bottom with inked inscription: "Volunteer / Firemen / C. L. Cooney / no. 413" [these appear to be from an early loan exhibition]

Provenance: 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: American Pottery, Ceramic, Stoneware, Yellowware, Firemen, Fire engine, Hound, Dog, Rockingham Ware, Pitcher