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Bowl

Bowl
Title
Bowl
Date 
1775-1810
Medium 
Earthenware
Dimensions 
Overall: 1 1/8 x 4 3/4 in. ( 2.9 x 12.1 cm )
Description 
Earthenware bowl; four pearlware rims, six body, and two base fragments with underglazed blue design on interior.
Object Number 
INV.5943.40a-l
Gallery Label 
This bowl was excavated by Reginald P. Bolton and William L. Calver from a refuse pit at the farmhouse of the Van Oblienis family, between Broadway and Fort Washington Avenue at 176th Street. The house was built in 1704 and was part of a farm that extended between 175th and 181st Streets. By 1776 the farm had passed out of the Van Oblienis family, and the land below 178th Street was sold to Jacob Arden.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group