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Electrified Stoneware Jug Lamp

1991.569 (RS21066)

Description

Large stoneware jug; bulbous form with small reeded neck; neck-to-body handle; gray color with incised decoration of caricature-like bust of a woman painted with blue glaze; touches of blue to handle area; now wired to function as electric lamp.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1800-1850
Associated Building
Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.).
Material
glazing (coating)
incising
salt glaze
stoneware (pottery)
throwing (pottery technique)
Object type
Container
Descriptive terms
glazing (coating)
incising
JUG
jugs (vessels)
lamps (lighting devices)
salt glaze
Salt-Glazed
Sgraffito
Stoneware
stoneware (pottery)
throwing (pottery technique)
Thrown
Dimensions
14 x 9 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1991.569
Credit Line
Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little
GUSN
2520

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