Framed set of ceramics (26)
Earthenware, stoneware, porcelain
largest: 3 7/8 x 2 1/2 in. ( 9.8 x 6.4 cm )
Earthenware, stoneware, or porcelain fragments; a base fragment of Chinese porcelain with handpainted blue decoration; red or buff-bodied slipware fragments with yellow or brown lines; delftware fragments with manganese or blue handpainted designs; brown salt-glazed stoneware body fragments; white salt-glazed stoneware fragments: one brim with a barley design and a rim with scratch blue decoration; a marbled creamware rim fragment; a red stoneware body fragment with engine-turned lines; and Whieldon ware rim and body fragments clouded with brown or green.
These ceramics were excavated by Reginald P. Bolton, William L. Calver, and others before the formation of the Field Exploration Committee in 1918. They were excavated at Colonial sites in New York City, and were identified by Dr. Edwin A. Barber of the Pennsylvania Museum. The brown stonewares were probably made in Flanders, Belgium.
Gift of the Washington Headquarters Association, Daughters of the American Revolution, 1947
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.