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

Dimensions

11.875 (H) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little

Accession Number

1991.904

Places

Massachusetts (United States)