Artist

Maker Unknown

Nationality

American

Title of Work

Molasses Jug No. 50

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Medium

Pottery

Collection/Provenance

Gift of James Carley

Art & Design Study Collection

Status

Displayed

Location

Hughes Fine Arts Center

Additional Information

From James Carley's notes: Molasses jug of cream colored stoneware 12" high, 2 gallons, with plum brown slip. Mark: Impressed below the spout (2 J FISHER LYONS, N.Y.) The original stopper of hollow wood is attached by a string to the handle. The outside dates of Jacob Fisher's interest in the Lyons pottery are 1872-1902. In 1882 he became sole proprietor. The bulk of the ware produced during his tenure is marked J. Fisher & Co. Lyons NY. Purchased in Middlebury VT.

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