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Maker(s):Old Deerfield Pottery (attributed)
Title:figure of a snail shell
Date Made:1933-1941
Type:Household Accessory
Materials:ceramic: earthenware with red glaze
Place Made:United States; Massachusetts; Deerfield
Accession Number:  HD 2012.5.5
Credit Line:Hall and Kate Peterson Fund for Minor Antiques
Museum Collection:  Historic Deerfield

Molded form in the shape of a snail shell, covered with red slip/glaze on the exterior, object is not marked. This object was probably made by Edward "Ted" Norman (1911-2005), who worked as an arts and crafts potter at the Bloody Brook Tavern in Deerfield, Massachusetts, in the 1930s - 1950's. This collection of objects was owned by Stephen Maniatty, a painter who lived in Deerfield, MA.

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