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Saunders Point 18AN39
ca. 1700-1790


Teapot lid with beaded decoration.  Rim diameter is 2.5” from 18AN30 Saunders Point.
Probable pipkin or saucepan. The recovered  portions of this  vessel do not include the hallmark pinched pouring lip or the angled handle, but the flat bottom and globular shape suggest its original function as a pipkin.

Small tankard with cordoning at base.  Base diameter is 2.0” from 18AN30 Saunders Point.

Teapot lid with beaded decoration.
Rim diameter is 2.5”.
Probable pipkin or saucepan. The
recovered  portions of this  vessel do
not include the hallmark pinched pouring
lip or the angled handle, but the flat
bottom and globular shape suggest its
original function as a pipkin.

Vessel height is 4”; rim diameter is 3.5”
and base diameter is 2.75”.
Small tankard with cordoning at base.
Base diameter is 2.0”.

Angelica Knoll 18CV60
Ca. 1650-1750



Body sherd with highly metallic brown surface and raised cordons. Angelica Knolls, 18CV60 /1.045.   Body sherd decorated with raised cordons,and armorial devices Angelica Knolls 18CV60 /1.082.

Body sherd profile with thin white slip along edges. Angelica Knolls, 18CV60.


Body sherds of large hollow handled vessel (probable 2 handled cup, also known
as loving cup) with highly lustrous brown surface, rouletting and sprig molded
armorial device.   Vessel diameter, approximately 6.5”.
18CV60 /1.045 - left/ 18CV60 /1.082 - right

Body sherd grey pasted
Nottingham-type stoneware.
18CV60
Rim sherd, Angelica Knolls, 18CV60 /1.062.   Body sherd, Angelica Knolls, 18CV60/1.073.

Body sherd with raised cordons and rustication, Angelica Knolls, 18CV60 /1.119.

Rim and body sherds of handled hollow vessel decorated with rouletting,
and a floral sprig molded motif. Everted rim decorated with rouletting.
18CV60 /1.062 - left/ 18CV60/1.073 - right

Body sherd of unidentified hollow
vessel with zigzag and straight incised
lines and band of rustication. This
cylindrical vessel, with a body diameter
of approximately 4”,  curves inward
above the rustication. Rustication in
Nottingham-type stoneware is more
typical of the third quarter of the
eighteenth century. 18CV60 /1.119.
Engine turned body sherd, Angelica Knolls, 18CV60 /1.116.   Body sherd with handle, Angelica Knolls, 18CV60/1.068.
Mug rim sherd with bands of rouletting.   Indeterminate rim diameter. 
18CV60 /1.116.
 

Body sherd with handle,
18CV60/1.068


18DO58 Horne Point
c. 1670 - 1770s



Addison Plantation Well 18PR175

Tankard with cordoned banding and decorative motif created with incising and rouletting. Vessel diameter is approximately 3”, Oswald et al. (1982:118) indicates that incised line decorations combined with rouletted shading is typical of circa 1740-1755 period.

This vessel appears to be a plate/ or dish.  Flat vessel forms are unusual in Nottingham-type stoneware.   The vessel has a reddish stoneware body and a rim diameter of 12” .


Bowl with incised decoration and rouletting used to form patterning within the ovals.   Rim diameter is 4.5”.

Tankard with cordoned banding and
decorative motif created with incising
and rouletting. Vessel diameter is
approximately 3”.

Oswald et al. (1982:118) indicates that incised
line decorations combined with rouletted
shading is typical of circa 1740-1755 period.

This vessel appears to be a plate/
or dish.  Flat vessel forms are
unusual in Nottingham-type stoneware.
The vessel has a reddish stoneware
body and a rim diameter of 12”.
Bowl with incised decoration
and rouletting used to form
patterning within the ovals. 
Rim diameter is 4.5”.

Pleasant Prospect 18PR705
ca. 1730 - 1790


Hanley

Collected by George L. Miller in 1986 in Staffordshire, England


 

Small bowl with incised line around center of bowl, Vessel height 2

Unidentified hollow vessel, probable bowl, with rouletted decoration along rim and body.  Vessel has 11” rim diameter and a 0.25” thick body. Unidentified hollow vessel with rouletted decoration.  The lustrous wash on this vessel masks the small glaze pitting typical of salt glazed stoneware.  Vessel has 0.25” thick walls.

Small bowl with incised line around center
of bowl. Vessel height 2", rim diameter 6".

Unidentified hollow vessel, probable
bowl, with rouletted decoration along
rim and body.  Vessel has 11”
rim diameter and a 0.25” thick body.

Unidentified hollow vessel with rouletted
decoration.  The lustrous wash on this
vessel masks the salt glaze pitting
typical of salt glazed stoneware.  Vessel
has 0.25” thick walls.


Mount Vernon
Midden, 1735-1758 context


Tankard with bands of rustication and cordoning.  Capacity estimated at 1.49 pints or about 1 1/2 pints (using imperial measure), Rustication in Nottingham-type stoneware is more typical of the third quarter of the eighteenth century.
Photo used courtesy of Mount Vernon


 Nottingham stoneware bowl with a pedestaled footring and incised lines. It is one of three waster bowls excavated from the midden (Phase I, ca. 1735-1758) and originally belonging to Lawrence Washington.
Photo used courtesy of Mount Vernon


This  mug is undecorated except for incising and cordoning, seen just above the base and below the rim.
Photo used courtesy of Mount Vernon


Tankard with bands of rustication
and cordoning. Capacity estimated
at 1.49 pints or about 1 1/2 pints
(using imperial measure).

Rustication in Nottingham-type stoneware
is more typical of the third quarter of the eighteenth century.
Nottingham stoneware bowl with a
pedestaled footring and incised lines.
It is one of three waster bowls
excavated from the midden (Phase I,
ca. 1735-1758) and originally
belonging to Lawrence Washington.
This  mug is undecorated except for
incising and cordoning, seen just
above the base and below the rim.

The mug once would have contained
about a gill (about 4 or 5 ounces) of
cider or beer.

Private Collection

Pipkin or saucepan with a handle and shallow pouring lip, Vessel height is 3.5”; rim diameter is 3.25” and base diameter is 2.75”.

Pipkin or saucepan with a handle and shallow pouring lip.
Vessel height 3.5”; rim diameter 3.25”; base diameter 2.75”.


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