Bean Pot

Collection Type

  • Cooking equipment

Date

ca. 1900

GUSN

GUSN-4425

Description

Squat cylindrical body with sloping shoulders; circular mouth with deeply set flange receiving set-in circular pancake type lid with button finial; flat bottom; top half and lid with dark brown Rockingham-type glaze; bottom half with cream glaze; yellow clay body.

Details

Descriptive Terms

crockpots
cookware
earthenware
enameling
Rockingham ware (American ceramics style)
Earthenware
Rockingham
Enameled
POT, CROCK

Inscription

Bottom incised with illegible script; ""2"" impressed in front with blue flint-enamel detail.

Associated Building

Original to Sayward-Wheeler House (York Harbor, Me.),

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

6.5 (H), 6.75 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of the heirs of Elizabeth Cheever Wheeler

Accession Number

1977.666