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Maker(s):Elmwood Pottery (attributed to)
Title:toy jug
Date Made:c. 1900
Type:Food Service; Recreational Gear; Toy
Materials:ceramic: unglazed red earthenware (redware)
Place Made:United States; Connecticut
Measurements:Overall: 2 3/8 in x 2 3/16 in; 6 cm x 5.6 cm
Accession Number:  HD 2014.4.67
Credit Line:William T. Brandon Collection of American Redware and Ceramics
Museum Collection:  Historic Deerfield

Small thrown miniature or toy red earthenware jug with flat bottom, round, bellied shape, with narrow neck, and applied strap handle. With associated label: “20 #112 Elmwood Pottery circa 189[4?] illegible and torn/ Elmwood, Conn.” This object was originally in the collection of Burton N. Gates. Gates Collection notecard for 112 reads: " 2/ Toy jugs. (for decoration)/ Col. at Elmwood, Conn. Pottery, 1911. Made about 1895."

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