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Miner's Birdcage Feeding Dish

1991.826 (RS21455)

Description

Small redware bird food dish with short handle at the top with hole for dipping rod; wider rough hewn bottom; unglazed outside with clear lead glaze inside, intended for use in a miner's canary cage

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1775-1850
Associated Building
Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.).
Material
glazing (coating)
lead glaze
redware
Object type
Animal Husbandry T&E
Descriptive terms
Dish, Pet
dishes (vessels)
glazing (coating)
lead glaze
Lead Glazed
redware
Redware
Dimensions
2 x 1 1/2 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1991.826
Credit Line
Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little
GUSN
2608
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