Jar

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1868-1900

GUSN

GUSN-18808

Description

Earthenware. Part of toilet set consisting of covered slop pail, 2 pitchers, small jar and wash basin; white w/ brown and pink floral branch decoration; scalloped and gilded edges; ribbed necks.

Details

Descriptive Terms

jars
earthenware
glazing (coating)
painting (coating)
tin (metal)
floral patterns
Earthenware
Painted
Tin Glazed
Sprig
JAR

Inscription

On bottom: ""MERCER/ WARRANTED/ CHINA"" [w/ globe]--see worksheet for drawing. This mark used 1868-1900.

Associated Building

Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.),

Maker

Mercer Pottery Co. (Maker)

Location of Origin

Trenton, NJ, USA

Object Type

Toilet Article

Dimensions

5.5 (H), 3.75 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker

Accession Number

1998.1463.4

Places

New Jersey (United States)