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Hot Water Bottle

1943.762 (RS217113)

Description

Stoneware hot water bottle with cream-colored glaze. Bottle has false mouth at top and is flattened on one side, mouth missing plug on opposite side. Stamped "DORCHESTER POTTERY WORKS, BOSTON, MASS."

Details

Maker
Dorchester Pottery Works
Inscriptions
"DORCHESTER / POTTERY WORKS / BOSTON, MASS." (stamped)
Location of origin
Boston, Massachusetts, United States
Material
glazing (coating)
stoneware (pottery)
Object type
Personal Gear; Personal Assistive Artifacts
Places
Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)
Descriptive terms
Bottle, Hot Water
glazing (coating)
hot-water bottles
stoneware (pottery)
Warmer, Body
Dimensions
11 x 6 x 6 (HxWxD), 4 1/2 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
1943.762
Credit Line
Gift of Miss Mary P. Lord
GUSN
53638

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