A drawstring bag, usually with a shoulder strap, shaped like a horses feed bag; also referred to as a bucket bag.

Feed Bag

A drawstring bag, usually with a shoulder strap, shaped like a horses feed bag; also referred to as…

A container of flexible material, such as paper, plastic, or leather, that is used for carrying or storing items.

Hand Bag

A container of flexible material, such as paper, plastic, or leather, that is used for carrying or storing…

A piece of hand luggage, such as a suitcase or satchel.

Hand Bag

A piece of hand luggage, such as a suitcase or satchel.

An illustration of a travel bag.

Travel Bag

An illustration of a travel bag.

An illustration of a barrel.

Barrel

An illustration of a barrel.

This barrel has a hollow conical container, traditionally made of vertical wooden staves and bound b wooden or metal hoops. Traditionally the barrel was a standard size of measure referring to a stet capacity or weight of a given commodity.

Traditional Wooden Conical Barrel

This barrel has a hollow conical container, traditionally made of vertical wooden staves and bound b…

A fruit basket containing apples.

Fruit Basket

A fruit basket containing apples.

A container made of interwoven material, such as rushes or twigs.

Handle Basket

A container made of interwoven material, such as rushes or twigs.

An illustration depicting Native American water vessels:A. Iroquois vessel of birchbarkB. Zuni woven water bottleC. Hauasupai boiling basket

Native American baskets

An illustration depicting Native American water vessels: A. Iroquois vessel of birchbark B. Zuni woven…

During the War of 1812, James Biddle was first lieutenant in USS Wasp. He led the boarding party against the HMS Frolic. He sprang into the rigging and with his own hand struck the colors of the Frolic. The legislature of Pennsylvania voted Lieutenant Biddle thanks and a sword, and the leading men of Philadelphia gave him a silver urn.

The Biddle Urn

During the War of 1812, James Biddle was first lieutenant in USS Wasp. He led the boarding party against…

A heating unit designed to heat by boiling water, producing steam, and circulating it to radiators or steam baseboard units throughout the home.

Steam Boiler

A heating unit designed to heat by boiling water, producing steam, and circulating it to radiators or…

An illustration of a bottle.

Bottle

An illustration of a bottle.

This four sided bottle is a rigid container. A glass bottle is a bottle created from glass. Glass bottles can vary in size considerably.

Four Sided Bottle

This four sided bottle is a rigid container. A glass bottle is a bottle created from glass. Glass bottles…

A glass or plastic vessel used for storing drinks or other liquids; typically cylindrical without handles and with a narrow neck that can be plugged or capped

Ornamental Bottle

A glass or plastic vessel used for storing drinks or other liquids; typically cylindrical without handles…

An illustration of a perfume bottle.

Perfume Bottle

An illustration of a perfume bottle.

An illustration of a box full of used candlesticks underneath a staircase.

Box Under Staircase

An illustration of a box full of used candlesticks underneath a staircase.

An illustration of an empty small wooden box.

Empty Wooden Box

An illustration of an empty small wooden box.

A container typically constructed with four sides perpendicular to the base and often having a lid or cover.

Knockdown Box

A container typically constructed with four sides perpendicular to the base and often having a lid or…

A box for holding matches.

Match Box

A box for holding matches.

This box is a container for permanent use as storage or transporting contents.

Rectangular Box

This box is a container for permanent use as storage or transporting contents.

This storage box has an outer band that is made out of gold. The design on the box is made out of flowers and leaves scrolled all around the box.

Storage Box

This storage box has an outer band that is made out of gold. The design on the box is made out of flowers…

An illustration of a coal bucket.

Coal Bucket

An illustration of a coal bucket.

A steel bucket filled with sand which is used to put out fires. Typically, fire buckets are painted bright red and have the word 'Fire' stencilled on them in white lettering. They are placed in prominent positions in rooms or corridors.

Fire Bucket

A steel bucket filled with sand which is used to put out fires. Typically, fire buckets are painted…

A usually cylindrical metal container with food.

Key Can

A usually cylindrical metal container with food.

large can for transporting milk

Milk Can

large can for transporting milk

An airtight container, usually made of tin-coated iron, in which foods or beverages are preserved.

Nozzle Can

An airtight container, usually made of tin-coated iron, in which foods or beverages are preserved.

An illustration of a canary in a birdcage.

Canary in Cage

An illustration of a canary in a birdcage.

A cigar case is a carrier or tote for carrying cigars. The key aspect of a cigar case is its portability, and easy of carrying the cigars in jacket pockets etc.

Cigar Case

A cigar case is a carrier or tote for carrying cigars. The key aspect of a cigar case is its portability,…

This dressing case is made out of yew wood. Its mountings is made out of silver and is designed in an antique style. It is used to store grooming items.

Dressing Case

This dressing case is made out of yew wood. Its mountings is made out of silver and is designed in an…

This case type drawer is used to hold tickets. On the top featuring a slight opening where either cards or tickets can be stored, commonly used in theaters for inventory record keeping.

Ticket or Card Case

This case type drawer is used to hold tickets. On the top featuring a slight opening where either cards…

An illustration of a cheese-tub.

Cheese-Tub

An illustration of a cheese-tub.

Box with a lid; used for storage; usually large and sturdy box with a lid; used for storage.

Boxed Chest

Box with a lid; used for storage; usually large and sturdy box with a lid; used for storage.

A pair of hands forming a long section of rolled clay into a container.

Modeling a clay container

A pair of hands forming a long section of rolled clay into a container.

A pair of hands smoothing a clay container formed by curling large sections of rolled clay together.

Smoothing a clay container

A pair of hands smoothing a clay container formed by curling large sections of rolled clay together.

An illustration of a decorative coal scuttle. A coal scuttle, sometimes spelled coalscuttle and also called a hod, is a bucket-like container for holding a small, intermediate supply of coal convenient to an indoor coal-fired stove or heater. It is usually made of metal and shaped like a vertical cylinder or truncated cone, with the open top slanted for pouring coal on a fire. It may have one or two handles. Homes that don't use coal sometimes use a coal scuttle decoratively.

Coal Scuttle

An illustration of a decorative coal scuttle. A coal scuttle, sometimes spelled coalscuttle and also…

A coffer is a box or chest used to keep money or valuables. This coffer is chased, jeweled, and enameled.

Coffer

A coffer is a box or chest used to keep money or valuables. This coffer is chased, jeweled, and enameled.

An illustration of a bottle of cologne.

Cologne

An illustration of a bottle of cologne.

"As the liquid flows out of each orifice, each stream follows a parabolic path based upon pressure of the liquid inside the container. Orifices A and C are equidistant, thus reach the same point." —Quackenbos 1859

Course of Streams

"As the liquid flows out of each orifice, each stream follows a parabolic path based upon pressure of…

A container, such as a slatted wooden case, used for storing or shipping.

Wooden Crate

A container, such as a slatted wooden case, used for storing or shipping.

An illustration of a cream crock.

Cream Crock

An illustration of a cream crock.

A small open container, usually with a flat bottom and a handle, used for drinking.

Glass Cup

A small open container, usually with a flat bottom and a handle, used for drinking.

The process of shaking up whole milk (or cream) to make butter, and various forms of butter churn have been used for the purpose.

Churn Device

The process of shaking up whole milk (or cream) to make butter, and various forms of butter churn have…

A dish may be served on dish ware, or may be eaten out of hand. These cutleries are usually made from ceramic, metal, or plastic.

Deep Covered Dish

A dish may be served on dish ware, or may be eaten out of hand. These cutleries are usually made from…

This is an ornamental container for drinking. A chalice is a goblet or footed cup intended to hold a drink. In general religious terms, it is intended for quaffing during a ceremony.

Unique Pattern Glass Dish

This is an ornamental container for drinking. A chalice is a goblet or footed cup intended to hold a…

A Greek object, with cherubs depicted.

Greek doodad

A Greek object, with cherubs depicted.

An illustration of a wooden box filled with eggs and hay.

Eggs in Wooden Box

An illustration of a wooden box filled with eggs and hay.

A flat paper container, as for a letter or thin package, usually having a gummed flap or other means of closure.

Mailing Envelope

A flat paper container, as for a letter or thin package, usually having a gummed flap or other means…

A common packaging item, usually made of flat material such as paper or cardboard. It is designed to contain a flat object, such as a letter or card. Traditional envelopes are made from sheets of paper cut to one of three shapes: a rhombus, a short-arm cross, or

Mailing Envelope

A common packaging item, usually made of flat material such as paper or cardboard. It is designed to…

Pottery is the ceramic ware made by potters. Major types of pottery include earthenware, stoneware, and porcelain. The places where such wares are made are called potteries. Pottery is one of the oldest human technologies and art-forms, and remains a major industry today. Ceramic art covers the art of pottery, whether in items made for use or purely for decoration.

Plant Holder

Pottery is the ceramic ware made by potters. Major types of pottery include earthenware, stoneware,…

An illustration of an ink bottle.

Ink Bottle

An illustration of an ink bottle.

An illustration of a "jar of Castor ware with reliefs of a stag pursued by a hound, executed in semi-fluid slip." (Britannica, 1910)

Jar

An illustration of a "jar of Castor ware with reliefs of a stag pursued by a hound, executed in semi-fluid…

An illustration of a jug.

Jug

An illustration of a jug.

A small ornamental case; usually contains a picture or a lock of hair and is worn on a necklace.

Pop Up Locket

A small ornamental case; usually contains a picture or a lock of hair and is worn on a necklace.

This lunch box has a main box surrounded by another box which is then divided into a series of compartments. The lunch box is a container meant to store a meal for consumption. The covers have flanged sides, the rest strips and the main lid are adapted to secure the front and side covers.

Flanged Opening Lunch Box

This lunch box has a main box surrounded by another box which is then divided into a series of compartments.…

An illustration of a man standing in knee deep water filling a water pitcher.

Man Filling Pitcher in Lake

An illustration of a man standing in knee deep water filling a water pitcher.

An illustration of a large Minoan vase.

Minoan Pottery

An illustration of a large Minoan vase.

Straight-sided, handled drinking vessel, taller than it is wide.

Drinking Mug

Straight-sided, handled drinking vessel, taller than it is wide.

An illustration of an oil barrel.

Oil Barrel

An illustration of an oil barrel.

An illustration of an oil barrel.

Oil Barrel

An illustration of an oil barrel.

An illustration of an ancient Roman oil vase.

Roman Oil Vase

An illustration of an ancient Roman oil vase.