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Cup: McGuire - 1840...brown

Cup: McGuire - 1840...brown
Title
Cup: McGuire - 1840...brown
Date 
ca. 1840
Medium 
Earthenware
Dimensions 
Overall: 3 1/8 x 3 1/2 in. ( 7.9 x 8.9 cm )
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
Object Number 
INV.12646
Marks 
collector's label: inside rim: "MADE BY / McGUIRE - 1840 / CRAIG'S MILLS, / WASHINGTON CO., / VIRGINIA"
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