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Cracker Jar

1927.254AB (RS210767)

Description

Porcelain jar. Barrel-shaped body with fluted, scalloped base with gold decoration. Scalloped, fluted rim painted gold, double scrolled handles, and scrolled knob. Embossed leaves and stems with painted flowers in violet.

Details

Maker
New England Pottery Company (Maker)
Date
1890-1900
Inscriptions
"NEP" (inside crown marking) (Printed in red)
"986" (Painted in gold)
Location of origin
Boston, MA, USA; East Boston, MA, USA
Material
embossing
gilding
painting (coating)
porcelain
Object type
Containers
Places
Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)
Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
art pottery
embossing
gilding
Jar
jars
painting (coating)
porcelain
Vessel
Dimensions
7 (H), 6 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
1927.254AB
Credit Line
Museum Purchase
GUSN
6725

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