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Redware Food storage Jar with Cover

1991.699AB (RS21027)

Description

Cylindrical shape with angular shoulder and short, straight collar. Fitted drop-in lid with flatish round knop. Incised banding at shoulder. Covered overall with colorful glaze of soft green with touches of yellow and iron red vein-like and spray-like patterns. Lid more red-brown with green.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1750-1850
Inscriptions
Handwritten label on bottom underside: NEW YORK/PROB. ITHACA [NFL handwriting. Last word indistinct, but likely Ithaca.]
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
Places
Possibly New York state (United States)
Descriptive terms
cookware
covers (closures)
glazing (coating)
Incised
incising
Jar, Food-storage
jars
Lead Glaze
lead glaze
Neoclassical
redware
Redware
throwing (pottery technique)
Thrown
Dimensions
7 1/2 x 5 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1991.699AB
Credit Line
Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little
GUSN
8484
Reference Notes
(image of dresser, object second shelf far right)

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