Jar

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1881-1887

GUSN

GUSN-4762

Description

Jar, circular bulbous vasiform body with sloping shoulders terminating in cylindrical neck; Tan slip body with overglaze enamel decoration of leaves and nuthatch in brown tones; Disk-shaped flat lid with cylindrical flange and button or ball finial handle.

Details

Descriptive Terms

jars
earthenware
enameling
leaf (plant material)
foliation (pattern)
leaf (metal)
overglazing
figure- and animal-derived motifs
Aves (class)
leaf (plant material)
foliation (pattern)
leaf (metal)
Earthenware
Overglazed
Enameled
Leaf
Bird
Jar

Associated Building

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

Additional Identification Number

1977.863

Maker

Rookwood Pottery (Maker)
Frey, Laura A., 1857-1943 (Maker)

Location of Origin

Cincinnati, OH, USA

Object Type

Container

Dimensions

8 x 8 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of the heirs of Elizabeth Cheever Wheeler

Accession Number

1977.863AB

Places

Ohio (United States)