Pottery, Stone Jar; Crockett & Blackham; 1930?; RX.1975.38.1

Name/Title

Pottery, Stone Jar

About this object

A great example of a stone jar sold by Crockett & Blackham hardware store in Roxburgh, Central Otago, New Zealand.

Further information found on the South Canterbury Museum site about Harry Blackham:

Shortly after his return from war, Harry went to live in Roxburgh (originally from Timaru), where he became very involved in many activities. These included, in 1922, being a founding member of the Roxburgh Volunteer Fire Brigade, committee member of the Southland Pigeon and Canary Club, Bowling Club, Coal Creek Football Club, Athletic Sports Club, and he had possibly entered into a partnership in a grocery, drapery and hardware business with a man by the name of Crockett.

Maker

Crockett & Blackham

Maker Role

Maker

Date Made

1930?

Period

1930s

Place Made

Oceania, New Zealand, South Island, Central Otago, Roxburgh

Place Notes

While the bottle is stamped with the township of Roxburgh it is most likely the bottle was manufactured elsewhere and the stamp is purely for origin of sale.

Medium and Materials

processed material, ceramic, earthenware
processed material, metal

Inscription and Marks

CROCKETT & BLACKHAM
ROXBURGH

Measurements

Diam 165mm x h 330mm
wt 3424g

Subject and Association Keywords

Domestic Life (household chattels, food and drink)

Subject and Association Keywords

Local History

Object Type

containers

Object number

RX.1975.38.1

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