Redware Food Storage Jar with Lid

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1800-1850

GUSN

GUSN-8492

Description

Bulbous ovoid shape. Two short "ear" handles at shoulder. Pronounced neck and deep-set lid. Incised with wavy lines around top. Covered overall with orange glaze with splashes of green, yellow and brown. Short unglazed foot.

Details

Descriptive Terms

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

Inscription

Fabric label on bottom underside: CONN.

Associated Building

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

Additional Identification Number

1991.708

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Food Processing T&E

Dimensions

10 1/2 x 7 1/4 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little

Accession Number

1991.709AB

Places

Connecticut (United States)
Probably Connecticut (United States)