Electric Lamp

Collection Type

  • Lighting

Date

1850-1880

GUSN

GUSN-51026

Description

A squat ovoid body with a short circular neck with a mottled gray ground decorated with cobalt blue Chinese devices, a water scene and a banding under a clay glaze. The neck is closed with stepped brass fittings with electrical socket and brass tone harp. It has a turned black-painted wood base. It has been rigged as an electric lamp.

Details

Descriptive Terms

electric lamps (lighting device forms)
stoneware (pottery)
underglazing
Chinese export
Stoneware
Underglazed
Chinese Export
JAR, GINGER

Associated Building

Original to Spencer-Peirce-Little Farm (Newbury, Mass.),

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

China; Korea

Object Type

Lighting Device

Dimensions

17.25 (H) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of Amelia W. Little

Accession Number

1986.647

Places

Possibly China
Possibly Korean Peninsula (Asia) [peninsula]