Herb Jar with Cover

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1800-1899

GUSN

GUSN-8630

Description

Cylindrical shape with upturned collar and matching fitted lid. Lid incised with four bands near rim and round knop. Wide shoulder- to-body strap handle with spreading base. Covered with mottled brown and yellowish glaze with red flecks.

Details

Descriptive Terms

jars
covers (closures)
glazing (coating)
incising
redware
turning (shaping process)
lead glaze
Redware
Turned
Incised
Lead Glazed
Jar, Food-storage

Inscription

Incised on underside of pot and lid: G [in script]

Associated Building

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

Additional Identification Number

1992.722A,B

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

4 1/4 x 3 1/2 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little

Accession Number

1992.722AB

Places

Connecticut (United States)
New Hampshire (United States)