Miniature Urn

Collection Type

  • Toys and games

Date

ca. 1880-1885

GUSN

GUSN-8536

Description

Miniature earthenware urn; Classical-style baluster form with two scroll handles; shoulder, neck, collar and handles covered with dark brown glaze, the bottom half and interior unglazed light-colored clay.

Details

Descriptive Terms

miniatures (toys)
urns
toys (recreational artifacts)
earthenware
glazing (coating)
lead glaze
throwing (pottery technique)
childhood
toys (recreational artifacts)
Thrown
Childhood
Earthenware
Lead Glazed
Urn

Inscription

Handwritten paper label (NFL) on bottom underside: ""John/Clark/Mill-/ville"".

Associated Building

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

Maker

Clark, John (Maker)

Location of Origin

Concord, NH, USA

Object Type

Household Accessory

Dimensions

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

Credit Line

Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little

Accession Number

1992.751

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