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Maker(s):Thomas Haig Pottery (attributed to)
Culture:American (1812 - c. 1893)
Title:pitcher
Date Made:c. 1850
Type:Food Service
Materials:ceramic: lead-glazed, red earthenware (redware); sponged manganese decoration
Place Made:United States; Pennsylvania; Pennsylvania: Philadelphia
Measurements:Overall: 4 1/16 in x 4 1/4 in x 3 5/8 in; 10.3 cm x 10.8 cm x 9.2 cm
Accession Number:  HD 2014.4.76
Credit Line:William T. Brandon Collection of American Redware and Ceramics
Museum Collection:  Historic Deerfield
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Description:
Small red earthenware ovoid shaped pitcher with footed base, flat bottom, rounded edge to base, curved, swelled sides, sharply indented shoulder, flaring straight neck, spout is formed from pinching the top rim, applied strap handled with ribbing, a decorative coggled band of repeating rectangles has been applied to the shoulder, and vertical manganese sponging appears on the neck, handle, and belly of the pitcher, covered with a clear lead glaze. Inscribed in pencil on the base, “Col. Worcester” Formerly part of the Burton N. Gates Collection.

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