Food-storage Jar with Lid

Collection Type

  • Cooking equipment

Date

1800-1899

GUSN

GUSN-8489

Description

Bulbous shape with two handles resting on its shoulders with incised banding in four spots. Fitted domed lid and high knop. Carved overall with mix of green/orange/golden yellowed to brownish coloration.

Details

Descriptive Terms

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

Inscription

Incised/tooled on underside of lid and base: 378

Associated Building

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

Additional Identification Number

1991.704A,B

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Food Processing T&E

Dimensions

10 1/2 x 7 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little

Accession Number

1991.704AB