Redware Jug/ Lamp

Collection Type

  • Lighting

Date

1800-1880

GUSN

GUSN-2913

Description

Redware jug of globular shape with a chunky strap handle starting from the narrow neck; it is covered, overall, with an olive greenish-brown spotted glaze, with three incised bands near the top. It is now wired and rigged as an electric lamp with a medium sized white and gold trimmed shade.

Details

Descriptive Terms

electric lamps (lighting device forms)
jugs (vessels)
cookware
glazing (coating)
incising
lead glaze
redware
turning (shaping process)
Redware
Lead Glaze
Turned
Incised
Lamp, Electric

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

1991.1385

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