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Description

Bellarmine type. Brownish-tan "orange peel" glaze extends 2/3's the way down sides. Clear glaze to base from this point. Thrown by hand, the sides flare out from base and in at the shoulders. Neck is decorated w/ an embossed "grotesque" (male face). Side has the stamps: [horseshoe shaped appearance]. Rings at lip. Pulled handle. Base has sticker: "From the collection of Joseph Downs".

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
ca. 1800
Associated Building
Gilman Garrison House (Exeter, N.H.).
Material
glazing (coating)
salt glaze
stoneware (pottery)
Object type
Container
Descriptive terms
glazing (coating)
Grotesque
grotesques
JUG
jugs (vessels)
salt glaze
Salt-Glazed
Stoneware
stoneware (pottery)
Dimensions
15.5 (H) (inches)
Accession Number
1966.1404
Credit Line
Bequest of William Perry Dudley
GUSN
26150

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