Description

Pear-shaped, creamware milk jug with a plain rim and projecting lip, a double intertwined beaded-edge strap handle with foliate terminals, and a circular pedestal foot with rounded shoulders and a shallow foot ring. A half-round bead runs along the lower edge of the body and the top of the foot. Pale cream body with a clear glaze having a yellow cast.

Date

1770-1800


Geography


Material/Technique

Earthenware, lead-glazed (creamware)


Dimensions

Overall (H x W x D): 4 1/16 in. x 3 5/8 in. x 2 3/4 in. (10.32 cm x 9.21 cm x 6.99 cm)


Credit Line

Gift of Edith Cowles Poor, 2001


Object Number

M-4103


Colors (Beta)


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