Electrified Redware Jug Lamp

Collection Type

  • Lighting

Date

1800-1880

GUSN

GUSN-2273

Description

Redware, of globular shape with chunky strasp handle starting from narrow neck; covered overall with an olive green and brown-spotted glaze; three incised bands near top. (Currently wired as an electric lamp, with small off-white shade).

Details

Descriptive Terms

electric lamps (lighting device forms)
jugs (vessels)
cookware
incising
glazing (coating)
lead glaze
redware
throwing (pottery technique)
Redware
Thrown
Incised
Lead Glazed
Lamp, Electric

Inscription

NFL paper label on bottom underside: ""Pr. jugs found / under an / old house in / Templeton, Mass.""

Associated Building

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

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

9 x 6 1/2 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little

Accession Number

1991.281

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