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Crock

Description

Buff colored clay body w/ salt glaze exterior. Brown slip interior. Cylindrical form w/ molded basal edge and flat bottom. Wide mouth w/ rounded lip. "Ear" handles applied at sides. Blue cobalt decoration of bluejay on front. Circular lid w/ shallow step molding and cookie finial handle. "Rockingham" glaze on top. Impressed "3" on top.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1840-1860
Material
stoneware (pottery)
Object type
Food Processing T&E
Descriptive terms
Blue Jay
cookware
corvid
CROCK
crocks
figure- and animal-derived motifs
Stoneware
stoneware (pottery)
Dimensions
12.5 x 11.375 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1963.189AB
GUSN
25004

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