Chinese Warming Pot, Insert & Lid

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1800-1850

GUSN

GUSN-2180

Description

3 pieces: A - Pot, B - Lid, C - Insert; hexagonal, reddish-brown stoneware, impressed geometric pattern to sides within border; containing cylindrical insert with concave lid; missing handle.

Details

Descriptive Terms

hot water urns
impressing
stoneware (pottery)
Chinese export
Stoneware
Impressed
China Trade
POT, HOT-WATER

Inscription

1) Paper labels on bottom underside: ""N. F. Little"" and ""Chinese stone/ware from/estate Capt./Oliver Lane,/Annisquam / 1825-1850"". 2) Note (now in accession file:) ""Chinese warming pot, Yi-hsing / (Lane) circa 1830"".

Associated Building

Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.),

Additional Identification Number

1991.190

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Food Service T&E

Dimensions

4 1/2 x 4 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little

Accession Number

1991.190A-C

Places

East Asia (Asia) [general region]