Crock

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1875-1900

GUSN

GUSN-2679

Description

A two gallon jug with a cylindrical body and sloping shoulders with a curved handle and slightly flared wide neck. The lower body was incised and filled with cobalt with an inscription and a figure of a Dandy with a cane and cigarette.

Details

Descriptive Terms

crocks
cookware
incising
glazing (coating)
salt glaze
stoneware (pottery)
Stoneware
Salt-Glazed
Incised
CROCK

Inscription

Incised on the neck, base and front of the body is: Beacon St.-/Dude. And at the neck incised is a: 2.

Associated Building

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

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Food Processing T&E

Dimensions

11.875 (H) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little

Accession Number

1991.904

Places

Massachusetts (United States)