Food Storage Jar with Cover

Collection Type

  • Cooking equipment

Date

1775-1825

GUSN

GUSN-8481

Description

Cylindrical shape with short straight reeded collar and fitted cover with flatish round knop. Single incised band towards top. Covered overall, inside and out, with greenish yellow glaze with iron red spotting and red trim around base. Lid has more brown glaze with blackish spots.

Details

Descriptive Terms

jars
covers (closures)
cookware
glazing (coating)
incising
redware
throwing (pottery technique)
lead glaze
reeding
Redware
Thrown
Incised
Reeding
Lead Glazed
JAR, FOOD STORAGE

Inscription

Handwritten on fabric label on bottom underside: [indistinct lettering: COOGAT/ASSINIR (?). Could it refer to Assinipi (NY?) where NFL purchased storage jar #1991.701?]

Associated Building

Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.),

Additional Identification Number

1991.696A,B

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Food Processing T&E

Dimensions

7 x 4 1/2 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little

Accession Number

1991.696AB

Places

Probably