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Description

Brick from a chimney of a stove foundry situated in the north end of town in the shipbuilding district. Made in Somerset, Massachusetts from clay and sand from Gay Head by Somerset Potters (now defunct). Incised inscription reads: "SOMERSET/ POTTERS/ WORKS. No. 1" Picked up by donor on shore of Taunton River about 1950.

Details

Maker
Somerset Potters (Maker)
Date
1800
After
Inscriptions
Stamped on one side: ""Somerset Potters Works. No 1""
Location of origin
Somerset, MA, USA
Material
brick (clay product)
stamping (forming)
Object type
Building Components; Construction Materials
Places
Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
Brick
brick (clay product)
Stamped
stamping (forming)
Dimensions
2.75 x 4.375 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1967.99
Credit Line
Gift of Mrs. J. E. Goodrich
GUSN
110

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