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1985.250 (RS118602)

Description

Molded cream-colored clay body w/ colorless glaze. Bulbous form w/ swelling shoulders rounding to a cylindrical head w/ flat top, pierced w/ diamond pattern to form shaker top. Indented at foot w/ faint molded line or band. Circular foot. Cork stopper in hole in indented bottom; three stilt marks.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
ca. 1780
Associated Building
Coffin House (Newbury, Mass.).
Material
creamware
Object type
Food Service T&E
Descriptive terms
CASTER
casters (vessels)
creamware
Creamware
Dimensions
3.875 x 2.375 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1985.250
Credit Line
Gift of Margaret E.C. Merriam in memory of her mother Elizabeth Low Coffin Colman
GUSN
25210

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