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Slip Decorated Charger

1991.689 (RS21107)

Description

Deep redware dish with notched edge, its face covered with dark orange glaze and inscribed with verse; unglazed on back.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1800-1850
Inscriptions
Slip decoration on front: ""A/Mince Pie/related with/good Brandy/is one of the/best Dishes.""
Associated Building
Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.).
Material
redware
slip (clay)
throwing (pottery technique)
Object type
Food Service T&E
Descriptive terms
Charger
chargers (platters)
Redware
redware
Slip
slip (clay)
throwing (pottery technique)
Thrown
Dimensions
12 3/4 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
1991.689
Credit Line
Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little
GUSN
2561

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