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Jug

Description

Wide, circular straight-sided mouth that narrows to the neck on an ovoid body; two applied handles at the shoulders; brown and black splotches under a warm yellow-brown glaze.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1800-1850
Inscriptions
On a paper label inscribed in ink on the jug's bottom in NFL's handwriting is: Said to be/Hartford/Conn.
Associated Building
Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.).
Material
glazing (coating)
lead glaze
redware
Object type
Food Processing T&E
Places
Connecticut (United States)
Descriptive terms
glazing (coating)
Jug
jugs (vessels)
lead glaze
Lead Glazed
Redware
redware
Dimensions
10 1/2 (H) (inches)
Accession Number
1991.1701
Credit Line
Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little
GUSN
11367

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