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Manganese Mottled



Gott’s Court, 18AP52
Feature 1405


Manganese mottled mug with cordoning and wheel-turned grooves on body, from Gott's Court, site 18AP52-74. This sherd was recovered from sheet midden associated with the John Golder family, circa 1760-1795.

Mug with cordoning/ wheel-turned grooves on body. This sherd was recovered from sheet midden
associated with the John Golder family, circa 1760-1795.


Angelica Knoll 18CV60
c. 1650 - 1770


Manganese Mottled mug with view of interior base from Angelica Knolls site 18CV60. This vessel has cordoning on the exterior foot band. Manganese Mottled body sherd of a hollow vessel from Angelica Knolls site 18CV60.    Paste shot of Manganese mottled sherd from 18CV60. Manganese Mottled rim sherd of a hollow vessel from Angelica Knolls site 18CV60.

Mug, view of interior base.  This
vessel has cordoning on the exterior foot band.

Body sherd of hollow vessel.
Paste shot on right.
Rim sherd of hollow vessel.

King’s Reach 18CV83
Main Plantation House area plowzone, occupied
circa 1690 and 1711




Oxon Hill, 18PR175
Area I Well (ca. 1710 - ca. 1750)

Manganese Mottled body sherd, interior (left) and exterior (right), of large unidentified hollow vessel from the King's Reach site 18CV83/966.   Manganese Mottled body sherd, interior (left) and exterior (right), of large unidentified hollow vessel from the King's Reach site 18CV83/966. Manganese Mottled mug body sherd with cordoning visible on exterior sherd, interior (left) and exterior (right) from Oxon Hill site 18PR175, vessel #256.  Area I Well (ca. 1710 - ca. 1750.Manganese Mottled mug body sherd with cordoning visible on exterior sherd, interior (left) and exterior (right) from Oxon Hill site 18PR175, vessel #256.  Area I Well (ca. 1710 - ca. 1750.
Interior (left) and exterior (right) of body. Sherd of large
unidentified hollow vessel.
Mug, exterior (left) and interior (right) of body
sherd with cordoning visible on exterior sherd, vessel #256.

Bennett's Point, 18QU28


Horne Point 18DO58
c. 1670-1770s

Manganese Mottled body sherd from Bennett's Point site 18QU28/9.
Surface Find

Manganese mottled “thistle” shaped cup (flared neck and compressed spherical body). A similarly shaped cup depicted in Williams (2003:121) was dated c. 1700-1720. Rim diameter: 5.5”, Base diameter: 3.5”, Vessel height:  4.0”. Peter Williams  2003.  The Talbot Hotel Pit Group.  Ceramics in America.  Edited by Robert Hunter.  Chipstone Foundation, pp. 111-138.
Body sherd, Bennett's Point, 18QU28 /9. Manganese mottled “thistle” shaped cup (flared neck and compressed spherical body). A similarly shaped cup depicted in Williams
(2003:121) was dated c. 1700-1720.
Rim diameter: 5.5”, Base diameter: 3.5”, Vessel height:  4.0”.

Hanley 7

Collected by George L. Miller in 1986 in Staffordshire in Hanley. Cannot be attributed to a specific pottery

 Manganese mottled bulbous bodied hollow vessel, possibly jug.  The left photograph is the vessel exterior, showing a spotted effect and the right photograph is the interior glazing of the same vessel, with a more streaked appearance - Collected by George L. Miller in 1986 in Staffordshire in Hanley.  Cannot be attributed to a specific pottery.     Manganese mottled bulbous bodied hollow vessel, possibly jug.  The left photograph is the vessel exterior, showing a spotted effect and the right photograph is the interior glazing of the same vessel, with a more streaked appearance - Collected by George L. Miller in 1986 in Staffordshire in Hanley.  Cannot be attributed to a specific pottery.

Bulbous bodied hollow vessel, possibly jug.  The left photograph is the vessel exterior, showing a spotted
effect and the right photograph is the interior glazing of the same vessel, with a more streaked appearance.

Manganese Mottled mug or tankard with cordoning at the foot band.  A break in the cordoning allowed the body glaze to run onto the unglazed cordoned area. The foot and base of the vessel are unglazed - collected by George L. Miller in 1986 in Staffordshire in Hanley.  Cannot be attributed to a specific pottery. Manganese Mottled small mug or tankard with cordoning/wheel-turned grooves at the foot band.  The foot and base of the vessel are unglazed - collected by George L. Miller in 1986 in Staffordshire in Hanley.  Cannot be attributed to a specific pottery. Manganese Mottled cylindrical mug or tankard with cordoning/wheel-turned grooves on the body - collected by George L. Miller in 1986 in Staffordshire in Hanley.  Cannot be attributed to a specific pottery.

Mug or tankard with cordoning at
the foot band.  A break in the
cordoning allowed the body glaze
to run onto the unglazed cordoned
area. The foot and base of the
vessel are unglazed.

Small mug or tankard with
cordoning/wheel-turned grooves at
the foot band.  The foot and base
of the vessel are unglazed.

Cylindrical mug or tankard with
cordoning/wheel-turned grooves
on the body. 


Hanley 9

Collected by George L. Miller in 1986 in Staffordshire in Hanley. Cannot be attributed to a specific pottery


  Manganese Mottled small mug or tankard (2.25 inch base diameter) with cordoning at foot band and on body. The foot and base of the vessel are unglazed - collected by George L. Miller in 1986 in Staffordshire in Hanley. Cannot be attributed to a specific pottery.  
 

Small mug or tankard (2.25” base
diameter) with cordoning at foot band
and on body.  The foot and base of
the vessel are unglazed.

 

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