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Paste shots of dipped white salt-glazed stoneware sherds Paste shot of piece of white bodied white salt-glazed stoneware.

Paste shots of dipped
white salt-glazed stoneware.

Paste Shot of white-bodied
white salt glazed stoneware.

Oxon Hill 18PR175
18th-century well


Angelica Knoll, 18CV60
c. 1650 - 1770 Plantation

Dipped white salt-glazed, mug rim sherd from 18PR175. Dipped white salt-glazed, mug rim sherd from 18PR175. Dipped white salt-glazed, mug rim sherds. Oxon Hill, 18PR175, vessels #2336 (left), and #235 (right). Dipped white salt-glazed, mug rim and handle sherds, Vessel #253, recovered from 1740s level within a well filled c. 1720s-1750s from 18PR175. Wheel thrown tankard with white salt glaze stoneware body and tin glaze from 18CV60. Wheel thrown tankard with white salt glaze stoneware body and tin glaze from 18CV60.
Dipped white salt-glazed, mug rim sherd,
Vessel  #254, recovered from 1740s level
within a well filled c. 1720s-1750s.
Dipped white salt-glazed, mug rim and
handle sherds, Vessel #253, recovered
from 1740s level within a well filled
c. 1720s-1750s.

Wheel thrown tankard with white salt
glaze stoneware body and tin glaze.


Oxon Hill 18PR175
18th-century well



Angelica Knoll, 18CV60
c. 1650 - 1770 Plantation

Lid to teapot or coffee pot with sprig molded decorations. The slight shadow created by the metal sprig mold can be seen around the sprigged element at the lower right and in the detail shot. The unglazed area at the lower left is where another sprigged element detached from the lid., Vessel 224, recovered from 1740s level within a well filled c. 1720s-1750s - 18PR175. Press molded vessel commemorating the capture of Portobello by Admiral Vernon in 1739. Angelica Knolls, 18CV60. Press molded vessel commemorating the capture of Portobello by Admiral Vernon in 1739.Oxon Hill 18PR175. Sprig molded straight sided tankard commemorating the capture of Portobello by Admiral Vernon in 1739 from 18CV60. Sprig molded straight sided tankard commemorating the capture of Portobello by Admiral Vernon in 1739 from 18CV60.
Lid to teapot or coffee pot with sprig
molded decorations. The slight shadow
created by the metal sprig mold can be
seen around the sprigged element at the
lower right and in the detail shot. The
unglazed area at the lower left is where
another sprigged element detached
from the lid. Vessel 224 recovered
from 1740s level within a well filled
c. 1720s-1750s.
 Sprig molded baluster-shaped mug commemorating the capture of
Portobello by Admiral Vernon in 1739.

Sprig molded straight sided tankard
commemorating the capture of Portobello
by Admiral Vernon in 1739.


Angelica Knoll, 18CV60
c. 1650 - 1770 Plantation

Sprig molded straight sided tankard commemorating the capture of Portobello by Admiral Vernon in 1739 from 18CV60. Sprig molded straight sided tankard commemorating the capture of Portobello by Admiral Vernon in 1739 from 18CV60. Tankard with sprig applied ornament.  The molded motif appears to be the British royal arms from 18CV60. Tankard with sprig applied ornament.  The molded motif appears to be the British royal arms from 18CV60.    Complete example from Skerry and Hood (2009: 102). Complete example from Skerry and Hood (2009: 102).

Sprig molded straight sided tankard commemorating the capture of Portobello
by Admiral Vernon in 1739.

 

Tankard with sprig applied ornament. The molded motif appears to be the British
royal arms (see complete example on right from Skerry and
Hood (2009:102)
Press molded sweetmeat dish with sprigged elements including  flowers, birds and containers of fruit from 18CV60.

Private collection

Private collection teapot from c. 1760 uses same sprig molds as this sweetmeat dish from a private collection. Private collection teapot from c. 1760 uses same sprig molds as this sweetmeat dish from a private collection.

Unknown vessel form, possibly likely a jelly mold from 18CV60.

Press molded sweetmeat dish
with sprigged elements including  flowers,
birds and containers of fruit.
Teapot from c. 1760 uses same
sprig molds as this sweetmeat dish.
Unknown vessel form, possibly a jelly mold

Oxon Hill 18PR175
18th-century well


Angelica Knoll, 18CV60
c. 1650 - 1770 Plantation

Plain saucer, vessel #225.        Plain saucer, vessel #225.

Saucer with brown iron oxide exterior rim glazing from 18CV60.   Saucer with brown iron oxide exterior rim glazing from 18CV60.
Plain saucer, vessel #225, top and side view.
Recovered from a well filled c. 1720s - 1750s
Saucer with brown iron oxide exterior rim glazing, top and side view.
This vessel is fully white-bodied, not dipped.

44FX762 Mount Vernon
South Grove Midden Phase 2 (1759-1775)

Photos courtesy of Mount Vernon


White salt glaze stoneware slop or waster bowl. Rim diameter:  5.90”; Base diameter: 2.56”; Vessel height:  2.70”; Object ID: 2556. Learn more about this object at: http://mountvernonmidden.org/default.html. White salt glaze stoneware pitcher. Rim diameter:  3.50”; Object ID: 2562. Learn more about this object at: http://mountvernonmidden.org/default.html. White salt glaze stoneware porringer with shell-molded handle. Rim diameter:  4.33”; Base diameter:  2.75”; Object ID: 2565. Learn more about this object at: http://mountvernonmidden.org/default.html.
White salt glaze stoneware slop or waster bowl. Rim diameter: 5.90”; Base diameter: 2.56”; Vessel height: 2.70”; Object ID: 2556.
Learn more about this object at: http://mountvernonmidden.org/default.html.

White salt glaze stoneware pitcher. Rim diameter:  3.50”; Object ID: 2562.
Learn more about this object at:
http://mountvernonmidden.org/default.html.

White salt glaze stoneware porringer with
shell-molded handle. Rim diameter: 4.33”;
Base diameter: 2.75”; Object ID: 2565.
Learn more about this object at:
http://mountvernonmidden.org/default.html.

Smith St. Leonard 18CV91
c. 1711- c. 1750 Plantation



Angelica Knoll, 18CV60
c. 1650 - 1770 Plantation

Cup with incised decoration. Recovered from Feature 4 – Kitchen hearth-front cellar, filled circa 1750 from 18CV91.

Patty pan with incised decoration created with a lathe from 18CV60.

Cup with incised decoration.
Recovered from Feature 4 – Kitchen
hearth-front cellar, filled circa 1750.

Patty pan with incised decoration
created with a lathe.

Oxon Hill 18PR175
18th-century wel
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Angelica Knoll, 18CV60
c. 1650 - 1770 Plantation

Mug with incised lathe turned decoration at base and rim. Handle terminal notched faceting detail  used by a number of Staffordshire potteries (Hilyard 2005 p. 41, 44).  Recovered from a well filled c. 1720s - c. 1750s, (Lots 2341, 2343).       



Patty pan with incised decoration from 18CV60.      Patty pan with incised decoration from 18CV60 - top view.

Mug with incised lathe turned decoration at base and rim. Handle
terminal notched faceting detail – used by a number of Staffordshire
potteries (Hilyard 2005 p. 41, 44).  Recovered from a well filled
c. 1720s - c. 1750s, Lots 2341 and 2343.

Patty pan with incised decoration, 7.5” diameter.

Saunders Point 18AN39
c. 1700-1790 Plantation


Howard-McHenry Mill, 18BA100
early to late 19th-century mill
and tenancy complex




Molded plate rim with 'barley' pattern from 18AN39.

Molded plate rim with 'barley' pattern, Howard-McHenry Mill, 18BA100 /393.
Molded plate with 'barley' rim pattern, Lots 1 and 2. Molded plate with 'barley' rim pattern, Lot 393.

Antietam Furnace, 18WA288
Iron Furnace Industrial Complex 1761-1783


Molded plate rims with 'bead and reel' pattern Antietam Furnace, 18WA288.Molded plate rims with 'bead and reel' pattern Antietam Furnace, 18WA288.

Molded plate rim with 'bead and reel' pattern.

Molded plate with “gadroon" rim pattern
(Skerry and Hood 2009:231).
Also called "beaded" or "bead and reel."

Molded plate with “gadroon" rim pattern.

Pleasant Prospect 18PR705
c. 1730 to 1780 Plantation 



Antietam Furnace, 18WA288
Iron Furnace Industrial Complex 1761-1783

Plate with bead and reel or gadroon motif; Lot 590, from 18PR705.

Molded plate rim with molded 'dot, diaper, basket'  pattern, close up on right. Antietam Furnace, 18WA288.      Molded plate rim with molded 'dot, diaper, basket'  pattern, close up on right. Antietam Furnace, 18WA288.     
Plate with "bead and reel" or "gadroon" rim motif, Lot 590. Molded plate with molded 'dot, diaper, basket' rim
pattern, close up on right. 

Queenstown Courthouse 18QU124


Molded plate in dot diaper and basket pattern, Lot 68 from 18QU124.

Molded plate in dot, diaper and basket pattern, Lots 33 and 14 from 18QU124.  Molded plate in dot, diaper and basket pattern, Lots 33 and 14 from 18QU124.

Molded plate in "dot diaper and basket" rim pattern, Lot 68.

 

Molded plate in "dot, diaper and basket" rim pattern,
Lots 33 and 14.

Molded plate rim in barley pattern, Lot 146 from 18QU124.

Plate rim sherd from 18QU124, molded with what is most likely the Chinese rail/basket  pattern shown here in a whole plate example from(Skerry and Hood), Lot 32.  Plate rim sherd from 18QU124, molded with what is most likely the Chinese rail/basket  pattern shown here in a whole plate example from(Skerry and Hood), Lot 32.

Molded plate in barley rim pattern, Lot 146.

Plate molded with what is most likely the "Chinese
rail/basket" rim pattern shown here in a whole complete
plate example (Skerry and Hood 2009), Lot 32.

Saunders Point 18AN39
c. 1700-1790 Plantation


Scratch blue cup with floral motif, recovered from cellar hole dating to mid-18th century, lots 33, 49. Scratch blue cup with floral motif, recovered from cellar hole dating to mid-18th century., Lots 1 and 2. Scratch blue saucer in floral pattern, recovered from cellar hole dating to mid-18th century, lots 1 and 2.
Scratch blue cup with floral motif,
recovered from cellar hole dating to
mid-18th century, Lots 33, 49.
Scratch blue cup with floral motif,
recovered from cellar hole dating to
mid-18th century, Lots 1 and 2.
Scratch blue saucer in floral pattern,
recovered from cellar hole dating to
mid-18th century, Lots 1 and 2.

Horn Point 18DO58
late 17th-to early 18th-century plantation


Federal Site/Block 1370 18BC33
Feature 20

Scratch blue cup, lot 257.

Debased scratch blue white salt glaze stoneware jug.  Manufactured c. 1770-1800. Estimated height: 4.5 to 5.0”; Rim diameter: 1.75”; Base diameter 2.0” - from 18BC33.Debased scratch blue white salt glaze stoneware jug.  Manufactured c. 1770-1800. Estimated height: 4.5 to 5.0”; Rim diameter: 1.75”; Base diameter 2.0” - from 18BC33.

Scratch blue cup, lot 257.

Debased scratch blue white salt glaze stoneware jug.
  Manufactured c. 1770-1800. Estimated height: 4.5 to 5.0”
Rim diameter: 1.75”; Base diameter 2.0”

Pleasant Prospect 18PR705
c. 1730 to 1780 Plantation 


Bennett's Point, 18QU28
Late 17th-to mid-18th-century plantation

Scratch blue saucer with floral motif from 18PR705.

Scratch-blue body sherds, Bennett's Point, 18QU28 /122 (left and center), 18QU28 /123 (right).  Scratch-blue body sherds, Bennett's Point, 18QU28 /122 (left and center), 18QU28 /123 (right).  Scratch-blue body sherds, Bennett's Point, 18QU28 /122 (left and center), 18QU28 /123 (right).

Scratch blue saucer with floral motif. Scratch-blue body sherds from undetermined hollow vessels, /122
(left and center), Lot 123 (right), center sherd has “grassy” motif.

Fort Frederick 18WA20
2nd half 18th-century frontier fort


Scratch blue white salt glaze saucer, Lot 300 from 18WA20. Scratch blue white salt glaze stoneware saucer with incised grassy motif, Lot 146.001 from 18WA20.

Scratch blue saucer, Lot 300.

Scratch blue saucer with
incised grassy motif, Lot 146.001.


Fort Frederick 18WA20
2nd half 18th-century frontier fort


Oxon Hill 18PR175
18th-century well

Debased scratch blue bowl with cross-hatched motif, both sherds appear to be from the same vessel, Lots 118.031 and 118.032 from 18WA20.Debased scratch blue bowl with cross-hatched motif, both sherds appear to be from the same vessel, Lots 118.031 and 118.032 from 18WA20. Debased Scratch-blue body sherds, Oxon Hill, 18PR175, vessels #6031 (left) and #6030 (right).    Debased Scratch-blue body sherds, Oxon Hill, 18PR175, vessels #6031 (left) and #6030 (right).

Debased scratch blue bowl with cross-hatched motif,
both sherds appear to be from the same vessel,
Lots 118.031 and 118.032.

Debased Scratch blue body sherds from undetermined
hollow vessel forms, Lot #s 6031 (left) and #6030 (right).
Well filled c. 1720s - 1750s.


Queenstown Courthouse 18QU124


Debased white salt glaze stoneware  hollow vessel,Lot 152, from 18QU124. Debased scratch blue hollow (probably jug), Lot 152  test unit 44.4, from 18QU124. Debased scratch blue white salt glaze stoneware chamberpot decorated with sprig molded GR medallion and incised floral motifs.  Manufactured c. 1770-1800. Rim diameter:  8.00”
Debased white salt glaze stoneware hollow
vessel, Lot 152.  
Debased scratch blue hollow (probably jug),
Lot 152 – test unit 44.4.

Debased scratch blue white salt glaze
stoneware chamberpot decorated with
sprig molded GR medallion and incised
floral motifs.  Manufactured c. 1770-1800.
Rim diameter:  8.00”


Bennett's Point, 18QU28
Late 17th to mid-18th century plantation




Saunders Point 18AN39
c. 1700-1790 Plantation

Overglaze polychrome painted cups and body sherd, Bennett's Point, 18QU28 /124 (left), 18QU28 /128 (center), and 18QU28 /133 (right).  Overglaze polychrome painted cups and body sherd, Bennett's Point, 18QU28 /124 (left), 18QU28 /128 (center), and 18QU28 /133 (right).  Saucer with overglaze enamel painted floral motif, Lots 33, 68, from 18AN39.
Overglaze polychrome painted cup,
Lot 128.
Overglaze polychrome painted body
sherd, /133.
   Saucer with overglaze enamel painted floral
motif, Lots 33, 68.

Fort Frederick 18WA20
2nd half 18th-century frontier fort


Mount Vernon 44FX762/17)


Private collection

Overglaze polychrome enamel painted cup or similar small hollow vessel, from 18WA20. Wheel thrown mug with bands of rustification, recovered from South Grove Midden at Mount Vernon.  Photo courtesy of Karen Price, Mount Vernon Preservation.  Littler-Wedgwood Blue molded teapot  with floral and grapevine sprig molding. The teapot has a crabstock handle and spout from private collection.
Overglaze polychrome enamel painted cup
or similar small hollow vessel.

Wheel thrown mug with bands of rustication,
recovered from South Grove Midden at
Mount Vernon.  Photo courtesy of Karen
Price, Mount Vernon Preservation.   

Littler-Wedgwood Blue molded teapot
with floral and crabstock handle and spout.

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Copyright 2002 by Maryland Archaeological Conservation Lab
Updated: 02/21/14

Lid to teapot or coffee pot with sprig molded decorations. The slight shadow created by the metal sprig mold can be seen around the sprigged element at the lower right and in the detail shot. The unglazed area at the lower left is where another sprigged element detached from the lid., Vessel 224, recovered from 1740s level within a well filled c. 1720s-1750s - 18PR175. Lid to teapot or coffee pot with sprig molded decorations. The slight shadow created by the metal sprig mold can be seen around the sprigged element at the lower right and in the detail shot. The unglazed area at the lower left is where another sprigged element detached from the lid., Vessel 224, recovered from 1740s level within a well filled c. 1720s-1750s - 18PR175. Unknown vessel form, possibly likely a jelly mold from 18CV60. Plain saucer, vessel #225. Plain saucer, vessel #225. Saucer with brown iron oxide exterior rim glazing from 18CV60. Saucer with brown iron oxide exterior rim glazing from 18CV60. Paste shots of dipped white salt-glazed stoneware sherds Paste shot of piece of white bodied white salt-glazed stoneware. White salt glaze stoneware slop or waster bowl. Rim diameter:  5.90”; Base diameter: 2.56”; Vessel height:  2.70”; Object ID: 2556. Learn more about this object at: http://mountvernonmidden.org/default.html. White salt glaze stoneware pitcher. Rim diameter:  3.50”; Object ID: 2562. Learn more about this object at: http://mountvernonmidden.org/default.html. White salt glaze stoneware porringer with shell-molded handle. Rim diameter:  4.33”; Base diameter:  2.75”; Object ID: 2565. Learn more about this object at: http://mountvernonmidden.org/default.html.