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Miniature Urn

Description

Miniature earthenware urn; Classical-style baluster form with two scroll handles; shoulder, neck, collar and handles covered with dark brown glaze, the bottom half and interior unglazed light-colored clay.

Details

Maker
Clark, John (Maker)
Date
ca. 1880-1885
Inscriptions
Handwritten paper label (NFL) on bottom underside: ""John/Clark/Mill-/ville"".
Location of origin
Concord, NH, USA
Associated Building
Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.).
Material
earthenware
glazing (coating)
lead glaze
throwing (pottery technique)
Object type
Household Accessory
Places
New Hampshire (United States)
Descriptive terms
childhood
Childhood
Earthenware
earthenware
glazing (coating)
lead glaze
Lead Glazed
miniatures (toys)
throwing (pottery technique)
Thrown
toys (recreational artifacts)
Urn
urns
Dimensions
2 1/4 x 1 1/2 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1992.751
Credit Line
Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little
GUSN
8536

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