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Overall: 3/4 x 1/2 x 3/4 in. ( 1.9 x 1.3 x 1.9 cm )
Rectangular wooden die with carved image of a stoneware jug.
Gift of Dr. John E. Stillwell
This die is part of a group that were in the possession of the Crolius pottery. Two of the dies - the potter at his wheel and the smoking kiln - were used in decorating the silk ribbon of the Potter's Society (see INV.4357).
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
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