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Bowl

Place Made:
Possibly Virginia United States of America
Date Made:
1675-1700
Medium:
earthenware
Dimensions:
HOA: 3; DIA: 7
Accession Number:
3691.1
Description:
Earthenware bowl with lead glaze and white slip decoration. The style is typical of the utilitarian wares used during the seventeenth and early eighteenth centuries. Similar earthenware was made by early Virginia potters around Jamestown. This piece could represent that early Virginia earthernware tradition, or it could be an imported English or Dutch piece.
History:
This bowl was recovered from the James River in Virginia.
Credit Line:
MESDA Purchase Fund