Charger

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1776-1850

GUSN

GUSN-8504

Description

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

Details

Descriptive Terms

chargers (platters)
glazing (coating)
redware
slip (clay)
lead glaze
Charger

Inscription

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.]

Associated Building

Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.),

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

Connecticut

Dimensions

2 (H), 12 3/4 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little

Accession Number

1991.717

Places

Probably Norwalk (Fairfield county, Connecticut)
Connecticut (United States)
Probably Pennsylvania (United States)
Possibly New Jersey (United States)
Possibly Norwalk (Fairfield county, Connecticut)
Probably