Jam Pot

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Cylindrical, green jasperware handled and covered container encircled with applied neoclassical scenes of women and putti beneath a border of laurel leaves and berries. Container is rounded at base and fitted with a silverplated collar with bail handle around its rim. Flat circular cover with utensil cutout is decorated with scrolls, bellflowers, and a geometric border and topped by an acorn-and-button finial. Interior of pot is glazed; exterior is stamped "WEDGWOOD" (slightly curved) and inscribed "X" and "C". Cover not marked.
Maker is Wedgwood, Stoke-on-Trent, England, founded by Josiah Wedgwood in 1759.
Currently not on view
date made
ca 1900
place made
United Kingdom: England, Stoke-on-Trent
place used
United Kingdom: England, South Tyneside, South Shields
United States: Wisconsin, Menomonie
United States: Minnesota, Lake Park
Physical Description
porcelain (container material)
silver plate (rim mount; handle; cover material)
overall: 4 5/8 in x 4 in; 11.7475 cm x 10.16 cm
ID Number
catalog number
accession number
Credit Line
Gift of John H. Crea
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Data Source
National Museum of American History