Cracker Jar

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1890-1900

GUSN

GUSN-6725

Description

Porcelain jar. Barrel-shaped body with fluted, scalloped base with gold decoration. Scalloped, fluted rim painted gold, double scrolled handles, and scrolled knob. Embossed leaves and stems with painted flowers in violet.

Details

Descriptive Terms

jars
embossing
gilding
painting (coating)
porcelain
art pottery
Vessel
Jar
Jar

Inscription

"NEP" (inside crown marking) (Printed in red)
"986" (Painted in gold)

Additional Identification Number

1927.254A,B

Maker

New England Pottery Company (Maker)

Location of Origin

Boston, MA, USA; East Boston, MA, USA

Dimensions

7 (H), 6 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Museum Purchase

Accession Number

1927.254AB

Places

Massachusetts (United States)
Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)