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Herb Jar with Cover

1992.722AB (RS21468)

Description

Cylindrical shape with upturned collar and matching fitted lid. Lid incised with four bands near rim and round knop. Wide shoulder- to-body strap handle with spreading base. Covered with mottled brown and yellowish glaze with red flecks.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1800-1899
Inscriptions
Incised on underside of pot and lid: G [in script]
Associated Building
Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.).
Material
glazing (coating)
incising
lead glaze
redware
turning (shaping process)
Object type
Food Processing T&E
Places
Connecticut (United States)
New Hampshire (United States)
Descriptive terms
covers (closures)
glazing (coating)
Incised
incising
Jar, Food-storage
jars
lead glaze
Lead Glazed
Redware
redware
Turned
turning (shaping process)
Dimensions
4 1/4 x 3 1/2 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1992.722AB
Credit Line
Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little
GUSN
8630

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