Mustard Pot

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1760-1780

GUSN

GUSN-45201

Description

Cylindrical pewter mustard pot (A) with blue ceramic liner (B). Pewter pot has hole in bottom; loop handle; and domed, hinged lid with thumb rest.

Details

Descriptive Terms

mustard pots
pewter (tin alloy)
tin (metal)
ceramic (material)
glaze
Pot, Mustard

Inscription

"No 5 A Comp" (very faint)

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

Germany

Dimensions

3 x 3 1/4 (HxW), 2 1/2 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of Mr. and Mrs. Frederick W. Bridge

Accession Number

1950.462AB

Places

Winchester (Middlesex county, Massachusetts)
Germany