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Crock

Description

A two gallon jug with a cylindrical body and sloping shoulders with a curved handle and slightly flared wide neck. The lower body was incised and filled with cobalt with an inscription and a figure of a Dandy with a cane and cigarette.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1875-1900
Inscriptions
Incised on the neck, base and front of the body is: Beacon St.-/Dude. And at the neck incised is a: 2.
Associated Building
Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.).
Material
glazing (coating)
incising
salt glaze
stoneware (pottery)
Object type
Food Processing T&E
Places
Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
cookware
CROCK
crocks
glazing (coating)
Incised
incising
salt glaze
Salt-Glazed
Stoneware
stoneware (pottery)
Dimensions
11.875 (H) (inches)
Accession Number
1991.904
Credit Line
Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little
GUSN
2679

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