Electrified Stoneware Jug Lamp

Collection Type

  • Lighting

Date

1800-1850

GUSN

GUSN-2520

Description

Large stoneware jug; bulbous form with small reeded neck; neck-to-body handle; gray color with incised decoration of caricature-like bust of a woman painted with blue glaze; touches of blue to handle area; now wired to function as electric lamp.

Details

Descriptive Terms

lamps (lighting devices)
jugs (vessels)
glazing (coating)
salt glaze
stoneware (pottery)
throwing (pottery technique)
incising
Stoneware
Salt-Glazed
Thrown
Sgraffito
JUG

Associated Building

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

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

14 x 9 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little

Accession Number

1991.569