Redware Jar with Cover

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1800-1899

GUSN

GUSN-8482

Description

Elongated ovoid/vase-like form with short upturned collar and drop-in lid with convex finial. Covered overall with muddy and rust-brown glaze in sheer greenish overglaze.

Details

Descriptive Terms

jars
covers (closures)
glazing (coating)
redware
throwing (pottery technique)
lead glaze
Redware
Thrown
Lead Glazed
Jar, Food-storage

Inscription

Incised on bottom underside of jar and lid: [loop-shaped letter or numeral. See accession file for sketch.]

Associated Building

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

Additional Identification Number

1991.697A,B

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

6 3/4 x 4 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little

Accession Number

1991.697AB

Places

Probably New England (United States) [general region]