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Common Pot or Dye Pot

1992.695 (RS20722)

Description

Red earthenware common pot (type often used as dye pots) with straight sides slanting in towards base; unglazed outside, brown lead glaze inside; wide mouth, no cover.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1700-1899
Associated Building
Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.).
Material
glazing (coating)
lead glaze
redware
throwing (pottery technique)
Object type
Household Accessory
Descriptive terms
glazing (coating)
lead glaze
Lead Glazed
POT
pots (containers)
redware
Redware
throwing (pottery technique)
Thrown
Dimensions
5 1/2 x 7 1/2 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1992.695
Credit Line
Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little
GUSN
8603

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