Common Pot or Dye Pot

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1700-1899

GUSN

GUSN-8603

Description

Red earthenware common pot (type often used as dye pots) with straight sides slanting in towards base; unglazed outside, brown lead glaze inside; wide mouth, no cover.

Details

Descriptive Terms

pots (containers)
glazing (coating)
lead glaze
redware
throwing (pottery technique)
Redware
Thrown
Lead Glazed
POT

Associated Building

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

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Household Accessory

Dimensions

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

Credit Line

Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little

Accession Number

1992.695

Places

Probably