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Electrified Redware Jug Lamp

1991.281 (RS21061)

Description

Redware, of globular shape with chunky strasp handle starting from narrow neck; covered overall with an olive green and brown-spotted glaze; three incised bands near top. (Currently wired as an electric lamp, with small off-white shade).

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1800-1880
Inscriptions
NFL paper label on bottom underside: ""Pr. jugs found / under an / old house in / Templeton, Mass.""
Associated Building
Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.).
Material
glazing (coating)
incising
lead glaze
redware
throwing (pottery technique)
Object type
Lighting Device
Descriptive terms
cookware
electric lamps (lighting device forms)
glazing (coating)
Incised
incising
jugs (vessels)
Lamp, Electric
lead glaze
Lead Glazed
Redware
redware
throwing (pottery technique)
Thrown
Dimensions
9 x 6 1/2 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1991.281
Credit Line
Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little
GUSN
2273
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