Shell-Edge Pearlware Pitcher

(1775 - 1830)

Underglaze painted pearlware body sherd from a large hollowware vessel, possibly a pitcher or ewer. The vessel has a curved, rounded body with a tapered neck. There is a blue underglaze painted design around body, similar to shell-edge decoration but without molding. Some sherds have slight discoloration from privy and a few may be burned. Parts of the vessel are spalled. There are visible turn rings on the interior. Vessel may have had a pedestal base. This vessel mends in two large sections. It consists of eight sherds that are mended/glued, and three sherds that mend but are not glued to vessel.

7 Hanover Square

Manhattan, 7 Hanover Square

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