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Miner's Birdcage Feeding Dish

1991.825 (RS21452)

Description

Miniature redware deep dish with clear lead glaze on the inside (mostly worn off), unglazed outside, thick rim, straight, ingoing sides (no foot). Bird food or water dish from a miner's birdcage.

Details

Maker
John Bell Pottery (Maker)
Date
1775-1825
Location of origin
MD, USA
Associated Building
Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.).
Material
glazing (coating)
lead glaze
redware
throwing (pottery technique)
Object type
Animal Husbandry T&E
Places
Maryland (United States)
Descriptive terms
Dish, Pet
dishes (vessels)
glazing (coating)
lead glaze
Lead Glazed
redware
Redware
throwing (pottery technique)
Thrown
Dimensions
1 1/4 x 3 1/2 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1991.825
Credit Line
Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little
GUSN
2607
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