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Electric Lamp

Description

A squat ovoid body with a short circular neck with a mottled gray ground decorated with cobalt blue Chinese devices, a water scene and a banding under a clay glaze. The neck is closed with stepped brass fittings with electrical socket and brass tone harp. It has a turned black-painted wood base. It has been rigged as an electric lamp.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1850-1880
Location of origin
China; Korea
Associated Building
Original to Spencer-Peirce-Little Farm (Newbury, Mass.).
Material
stoneware (pottery)
underglazing
Object type
Lighting Device
Places
Possibly China
Possibly Korean Peninsula (Asia) [peninsula]
Descriptive terms
Chinese Export
Chinese export
electric lamps (lighting device forms)
JAR, GINGER
Stoneware
stoneware (pottery)
Underglazed
underglazing
Dimensions
17.25 (H) (inches)
Accession Number
1986.647
Credit Line
Bequest of Amelia W. Little
GUSN
51026

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