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Jar with cover

1991.712AB (RS35162)

Description

Bulbous shape covered with soft green glaze and brown splotches. Incised pattern of straight and wavy lines on top of half of jar. Incised flat lid.

Details

Maker
Barrows, Jacob (Maker)
Date
1700-1810
Inscriptions
Handwritten (NFL) paper label on backside of lid: Made by Jacob/Barrows, Dalton,/N.H. Descended with his family./Coll. Mr. & Mrs. B.K. Little. Old paper label on bottom underside: JAR./Made by Jacob Barrows, potter, Dalton,/N.H. Father of Huldah [?] Barrows/wife of John Aspinwall, Lancaster/N.H. - Mother of Julia Aspinwall/wife of Edmund Brown, Lancaster/N.H., who was our mother./Julia Brown Conner/Mary Brown Hatch
Location of origin
New Hampshire, United States of American
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
Dalton (Coos county, New Hampshire)
New Hampshire (United States)
Descriptive terms
cookware
covers (closures)
glazing (coating)
Incised
incising
Jar, Food-storage
jars
lead glaze
Lead Glazed
Redware
redware
throwing (pottery technique)
Thrown
Dimensions
9 1/2 (H), 6 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
1991.712AB
Credit Line
Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little
GUSN
8496

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