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1991.708 (RS21112)

Description

18th century shape with deep well (2-1/2") and small flange. Straight slanted sides. Covered with orange/rusty brown glaze with light- colored slip decoration of four script-like motifs. Back unglazed and thrown with ring-like form.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1725-1825
Inscriptions
Fabric label on bottom underside: MASS.
Associated Building
Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.).
Material
glazing (coating)
lead glaze
redware
slip (clay)
throwing (pottery technique)
Object type
Food Service T&E
Places
Probably Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
glazing (coating)
lead glaze
Lead Glazed
PLATE
plates (dishes)
Redware
redware
Slip
slip (clay)
throwing (pottery technique)
Thrown
Dimensions
1 1/2 x 9 3/4 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1991.708
Credit Line
Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little
GUSN
8493

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