Hot Water Bottle

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

GUSN

GUSN-53638

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

Descriptive Terms

hot-water bottles
stoneware (pottery)
glazing (coating)
Warmer, Body
Bottle, Hot Water
Bottle, Hot Water

Inscription

"DORCHESTER / POTTERY WORKS / BOSTON, MASS." (stamped)

Maker

Dorchester Pottery Works

Location of Origin

Boston, Massachusetts, United States

Object Type

Personal Gear; Personal Assistive Artifacts

Dimensions

11 x 6 x 6 (HxWxD), 4 1/2 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Mary P. Lord

Accession Number

1943.762

Places

Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)