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Jar

1977.863AB (RS117155)

Description

Jar, circular bulbous vasiform body with sloping shoulders terminating in cylindrical neck; Tan slip body with overglaze enamel decoration of leaves and nuthatch in brown tones; Disk-shaped flat lid with cylindrical flange and button or ball finial handle.

Details

Maker
Rookwood Pottery (Maker)
Frey, Laura A., 1857-1943 (Maker)
Date
1881-1887
Location of origin
Cincinnati, OH, USA
Associated Building
Original to Sayward-Wheeler House (York Harbor, Me.).
Material
earthenware
enameling
foliation (pattern)
leaf (metal)
leaf (plant material)
overglazing
Object type
Container
Places
Ohio (United States)
Descriptive terms
Aves (class)
Bird
Earthenware
earthenware
Enameled
enameling
figure- and animal-derived motifs
foliation (pattern)
Jar
jars
Leaf
leaf (metal)
leaf (plant material)
Overglazed
overglazing
Dimensions
8 x 8 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1977.863AB
Credit Line
Gift of the heirs of Elizabeth Cheever Wheeler
GUSN
4762

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