Redware Food storage Jar with Cover

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1750-1850

GUSN

GUSN-8484

Description

Cylindrical shape with angular shoulder and short, straight collar. Fitted drop-in lid with flatish round knop. Incised banding at shoulder. Covered overall with colorful glaze of soft green with touches of yellow and iron red vein-like and spray-like patterns. Lid more red-brown with green.

Details

Descriptive Terms

jars
covers (closures)
cookware
glazing (coating)
incising
redware
throwing (pottery technique)
lead glaze
Neoclassical
Redware
Thrown
Incised
Lead Glaze
Jar, Food-storage

Inscription

Handwritten label on bottom underside: NEW YORK/PROB. ITHACA [NFL handwriting. Last word indistinct, but likely Ithaca.]

Associated Building

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

Additional Identification Number

1991.699A,B

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

7 1/2 x 5 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little

Accession Number

1991.699AB

Reference Notes

(image of dresser, object second shelf far right)

Places

Possibly New York state (United States)
Possibly