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Charger

1991.717 (RS35158)

Description

Round with face covered with orange glaze. Inscription in white/yellow slip inside squiggly lines. Tiny tooled notches to edge. Unglazed back.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1776-1850
Inscriptions
Decoration on front: AMERICA Remians of paper label on reverse: [Torn and mostly illegible, but says something pertaining to its being ""decorated"" with a certain type of ""slip cup"". Probably double-holed cup.]
Location of origin
Connecticut
Associated Building
Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.).
Material
glazing (coating)
lead glaze
redware
slip (clay)
Object type
Food Service T&E
Places
Connecticut (United States)
Possibly New Jersey (United States)
Possibly Norwalk (Fairfield county, Connecticut)
Probably Norwalk (Fairfield county, Connecticut)
Probably Pennsylvania (United States)
Descriptive terms
Charger
chargers (platters)
glazing (coating)
lead glaze
redware
slip (clay)
Dimensions
2 (H), 12 3/4 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
1991.717
Credit Line
Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little
GUSN
8504

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