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Redware Food Storage Jar with Lid

1991.709AB (RS21101)

Description

Bulbous ovoid shape. Two short "ear" handles at shoulder. Pronounced neck and deep-set lid. Incised with wavy lines around top. Covered overall with orange glaze with splashes of green, yellow and brown. Short unglazed foot.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1800-1850
Inscriptions
Fabric label on bottom underside: CONN.
Associated Building
Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.).
Material
glazing (coating)
incising
redware
throwing (pottery technique)
tin (metal)
Object type
Food Processing T&E
Places
Connecticut (United States)
Probably Connecticut (United States)
Descriptive terms
cookware
covers (closures)
glazing (coating)
Incised
incising
Jar, Food-storage
jars
Lead Glazed
Redware
redware
throwing (pottery technique)
Thrown
tin (metal)
Dimensions
10 1/2 x 7 1/4 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1991.709AB
Credit Line
Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little
GUSN
8492

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