Cup or Porringer

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1775-1850

GUSN

GUSN-8627

Description

Handled cup with large rounded body on short outflared foot. Three incised bands near top and small rounded handle starting from out-turned lip. Covered with clear glaze (appears orange) with dark brown splotches.

Details

Descriptive Terms

cups
porringers (dishes)
glazing (coating)
incising
redware
throwing (pottery technique)
Redware
Thrown
Incised
Lead Glazed
Porringer

Associated Building

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

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

3 1/8 x 5 1/4 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little

Accession Number

1992.719

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