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Bean Pot

1977.666 (RS116984)

Description

Squat cylindrical body with sloping shoulders; circular mouth with deeply set flange receiving set-in circular pancake type lid with button finial; flat bottom; top half and lid with dark brown Rockingham-type glaze; bottom half with cream glaze; yellow clay body.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
ca. 1900
Inscriptions
Bottom incised with illegible script; ""2"" impressed in front with blue flint-enamel detail.
Associated Building
Original to Sayward-Wheeler House (York Harbor, Me.).
Material
earthenware
enameling
Object type
Food Processing T&E
Descriptive terms
cookware
crockpots
Earthenware
earthenware
Enameled
enameling
POT, CROCK
Rockingham
Rockingham ware (American ceramics style)
Dimensions
6.5 (H), 6.75 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
1977.666
Credit Line
Gift of the heirs of Elizabeth Cheever Wheeler
GUSN
4425

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