Description

Pear-shaped, creamware jug with a beaded rim and projecting lip molded with a grotesque mask, a double intertwined beaded-edge strap handle with flower-and-leaf terminals, and a circular pedestal foot with a straight, shallow foot ring. Four, broad, shallow, engine-turned bands run around the body and the foot of the jug at regularly spaced intervals. Pale cream body with a clear glaze, having a yellow cast.

Date

1775-1800


Geography


Material/Technique

Earthenware, lead-glazed (creamware)


Dimensions

Overall (H x W x D): 8 7/8 in. x 8 1/4 in. x 4 5/8 in. (22.54 cm x 20.96 cm x 11.75 cm)


Credit Line

Gift of Edith Cowles Poor, 2001


Object Number

M-4209


Colors (Beta)


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