Storage Jar

J. S. Taft and Company, Keene, New Hampshire, American, active 1871 - 1880


about 1875

Salt-glazed stoneware with cobalt floral spray decoration, Albany slip interior

Overall: 13 in. (33 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Gift of Richard J. Giarrusso, Class of 1966



Place Made: United States, North America


19th century

Object Name


Research Area

Decorative Arts

Not on view


Impressed about decoration on side: J. S. TAFT & CO./ KEENE, N. H./ 3

Exhibition History

American Folk Art at the Hood Museum of Art (a thematic partial permanent gallery installation); Israel Sack Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, July 16, 2015.


Richard J. Giarrusso, Syracuse, New York; given to present collection, 1987.

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