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Chinese Warming Pot, Insert & Lid

1991.190A-C (RS20977)

Description

3 pieces: A - Pot, B - Lid, C - Insert; hexagonal, reddish-brown stoneware, impressed geometric pattern to sides within border; containing cylindrical insert with concave lid; missing handle.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1800-1850
Inscriptions
1) Paper labels on bottom underside: ""N. F. Little"" and ""Chinese stone/ware from/estate Capt./Oliver Lane,/Annisquam / 1825-1850"". 2) Note (now in accession file:) ""Chinese warming pot, Yi-hsing / (Lane) circa 1830"".
Associated Building
Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.).
Material
impressing
stoneware (pottery)
Object type
Food Service T&E
Places
East Asia (Asia) [general region]
Descriptive terms
China Trade
Chinese export
hot water urns
Impressed
impressing
POT, HOT-WATER
Stoneware
stoneware (pottery)
Dimensions
4 1/2 x 4 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1991.190A-C
Credit Line
Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little
GUSN
2180

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