DimensionsOverall: 12 1/8 x 8 1/2 in. ( 30.8 x 21.6 cm )
Creation Date1850 – 1899
DescriptionRedware apothecary jar; urn-shaped, cylindrical neck, flanged foot, claw and ring handles on two sides; body and foot painted black, lip painted gold, and gold banner painted across center.
Marks/Inscriptionpainted: on banner: "SASSAFRAS"
ProvenanceCollection of New-York Historical Society
Kitchen Artifact IDZ.1058