Ceramic fragment lid

Object Number: 
1921.37k
Date: 
1770-1810
Medium: 
Earthenware
Dimensions: 
Overall: 1 1/8 x 2 in. ( 2.9 x 5.1 cm )
Description: 
Earthenware lid; creamware with sprigged flower finial and beaded border; hole at one end.
Gallery Label: 
This lid was found inside the hull of a ship uncovered in 1920 during subway excavations at Broad and Front Streets in lower Manhattan.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Maurice Blumenthal
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group