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Food-storage Jar with Lid

1991.704AB (RS21096)

Description

Bulbous shape with two handles resting on its shoulders with incised banding in four spots. Fitted domed lid and high knop. Carved overall with mix of green/orange/golden yellowed to brownish coloration.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1800-1899
Inscriptions
Incised/tooled on underside of lid and base: 378
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
throwing (pottery technique)
Thrown
Dimensions
10 1/2 x 7 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1991.704AB
Credit Line
Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little
GUSN
8489

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