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Redware Jug/ Lamp

1991.1385 (RS21064)

Description

Redware jug of globular shape with a chunky strap handle starting from the narrow neck; it is covered, overall, with an olive greenish-brown spotted glaze, with three incised bands near the top. It is now wired and rigged as an electric lamp with a medium sized white and gold trimmed shade.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1800-1880
Associated Building
Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.).
Material
glazing (coating)
incising
lead glaze
redware
turning (shaping process)
Object type
Lighting Device
Descriptive terms
cookware
electric lamps (lighting device forms)
glazing (coating)
Incised
incising
jugs (vessels)
Lamp, Electric
Lead Glaze
lead glaze
Redware
redware
Turned
turning (shaping process)
Dimensions
9 x 6 1/2 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1991.1385
Credit Line
Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little
GUSN
2913
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