Jam Pot

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
Object Name
pot, jam
date made
ca 1900
Physical Description
porcelain (container material)
silver plate (rim mount, handle, cover material)
overall: 12 cm x 10.2 cm; 4 3/4 in x 4 in
overall: 4 5/8 in x 4 in; 11.7475 cm x 10.16 cm
place made
United Kingdom: England, Stoke-on-Trent
ID Number
catalog number
accession number
Domestic Furnishings
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Home and Community Life: Domestic Life
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center
Credit Line
Gift of John H. Crea
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