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Object ID # 1975.147.001ab
Object Name Jar
Title Crockery Sealer Jar
Lexicon category 7: Distribution & Transportation Artifact
Made Unknown
Place of Origin Unknown
Description Brown and off-white stoneware lidded jar (sealer jar) (a) and lid (b).
(a) Body has a flat white glazed base and a beige cylindrical body, flat shoulders and its conical neck is glazed a medium brown. It is a closed mouth jar with a flat rim and a square-corner metal bail wire closure attached to neck. The bail wire part has a pivoting metal part that has a ball-like area. The top area is moulded with side holes to take the wire. The top of rim is not glazed.
(b) Lid is conical with a circular impression (shallow socket) in top to allow fo a snug fit with closing mechanism and dark brown glaze. There is no maker's mark. The underside is glazed with shiny brown inside, with perimeter unglazed where there are concentric rings moulded.
Provenance Unknown. Found amongst museum collection in 1975.
Presume to have been used historically somewhere in Grey County.
Collection Food Processing Tools & Equipment
Material Ceramic / Glazes / Metal (Wire)
Dimensions H-22 Dia-18 cm
Found Grey County, Ontario