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Redware Jar with Cover

1991.697AB (RS21023)

Description

Elongated ovoid/vase-like form with short upturned collar and drop-in lid with convex finial. Covered overall with muddy and rust-brown glaze in sheer greenish overglaze.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1800-1899
Inscriptions
Incised on bottom underside of jar and lid: [loop-shaped letter or numeral. See accession file for sketch.]
Associated Building
Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.).
Material
glazing (coating)
lead glaze
redware
throwing (pottery technique)
Object type
Food Processing T&E
Places
Probably New England (United States) [general region]
Descriptive terms
covers (closures)
glazing (coating)
Jar, Food-storage
jars
lead glaze
Lead Glazed
Redware
redware
throwing (pottery technique)
Thrown
Dimensions
6 3/4 x 4 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1991.697AB
Credit Line
Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little
GUSN
8482

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