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Redware Jug/Electric Lamp

Description

Small, bulbous form with splayed circular foot ring, strap handles and a narrow rolled mouth, green-orange molded glaze with orange speckles. The mouth has been fit with an electric socket, and has a natural colored burlap and paper shade.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1820-1860
Associated Building
Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.).
Material
glazing (coating)
lead glaze
redware
throwing (pottery technique)
Object type
Lighting Device
Descriptive terms
electric lamps (lighting device forms)
glazing (coating)
jugs (vessels)
Lamp, Electric
Lead Glaze
lead glaze
Lighting
Redware
redware
throwing (pottery technique)
Thrown
Dimensions
7 x 5 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1991.1088
Credit Line
Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little
GUSN
3302

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