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Food Storage Jar with Cover

1991.696AB (RS21028)

Description

Cylindrical shape with short straight reeded collar and fitted cover with flatish round knop. Single incised band towards top. Covered overall, inside and out, with greenish yellow glaze with iron red spotting and red trim around base. Lid has more brown glaze with blackish spots.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1775-1825
Inscriptions
Handwritten on fabric label on bottom underside: [indistinct lettering: COOGAT/ASSINIR (?). Could it refer to Assinipi (NY?) where NFL purchased storage jar #1991.701?]
Associated Building
Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.).
Material
glazing (coating)
incising
lead glaze
redware
throwing (pottery technique)
Object type
Food Processing T&E
Descriptive terms
cookware
covers (closures)
glazing (coating)
Incised
incising
JAR, FOOD STORAGE
jars
lead glaze
Lead Glazed
Redware
redware
reeding
Reeding
throwing (pottery technique)
Thrown
Dimensions
7 x 4 1/2 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1991.696AB
Credit Line
Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little
GUSN
8481

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