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Cup: McGuire - 1840...brown

Object Number: 
INV.12646
Date: 
ca. 1840
Medium: 
Earthenware
Dimensions: 
Overall: 3 1/8 x 3 1/2 in. ( 7.9 x 8.9 cm )
Marks: 
collector's label: inside rim: "MADE BY / McGUIRE - 1840 / CRAIG'S MILLS, / WASHINGTON CO., / VIRGINIA"
Description: 
Wheel-thrown redware rounded cylindrical vessel with reinforced rim and flat base with dark reddish brown matte glaze (possibly "Albany slip" variant).
Credit Line: 
Gift of Dr. Arthur H. Merritt
Provenance: 
The Dr. Arthur H. Merritt Collection of Anglo-American Historical Staffordshire
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group