Jar with cover

Collection Type

  • Cooking equipment

Date

1700-1810

GUSN

GUSN-8496

Description

Bulbous shape covered with soft green glaze and brown splotches. Incised pattern of straight and wavy lines on top of half of jar. Incised flat lid.

Details

Descriptive Terms

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

Inscription

Handwritten (NFL) paper label on backside of lid: Made by Jacob/Barrows, Dalton,/N.H. Descended with his family./Coll. Mr. & Mrs. B.K. Little. Old paper label on bottom underside: JAR./Made by Jacob Barrows, potter, Dalton,/N.H. Father of Huldah [?] Barrows/wife of John Aspinwall, Lancaster/N.H. - Mother of Julia Aspinwall/wife of Edmund Brown, Lancaster/N.H., who was our mother./Julia Brown Conner/Mary Brown Hatch

Associated Building

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

Additional Identification Number

1991.712A,B

Maker

Barrows, Jacob (Maker)

Location of Origin

New Hampshire, United States of American

Dimensions

9 1/2 (H), 6 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little

Accession Number

1991.712AB

Places

New Hampshire (United States)
Dalton (Coos county, New Hampshire)