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Rockingham



Folly's Quarter Log Cabin (18BA116)
Late 18th to early 20th century log cabin


Federal Reserve (18BC27)

Hunt-themed Rockingham glazed jug from 18BA116-Folly's Quarter Log Cabin - click image to see larger view.  Hunt-themed Rockingham glazed jug from 18BA116-Folly's Quarter Log Cabin - click image to see larger view. Privy Pit
Feature 36
, 4th quarter 19th century


Panel molded teapot, Rockingham glaze on buff-bodied earthenware - vessel is unmarked. Panel molded teapot, Rockingham glaze on buff-bodied earthenware, and view of teapot from top, to the right.
Brick-lined privy pit
Feature 30, c. 1850-1870




Unidentified oval shaped hollow vessel, probably a nappie, Rockingham glaze on buff-bodied earthenware. Unidentified oval shaped hollow vessel, probably a nappie, Rockingham glaze on buff-bodied earthenware.

Two sides of a hunt-themed jug.

Panel molded teapot, Rockingham glaze on
buff-bodied earthenware, and view of teapot
from top, below. Vessel is unmarked.
Unidentified oval shaped hollow vessel,
probably a nappie, Rockingham glaze on
buff-bodied earthenware. (side and top view)

Federal Reserve (18BC27)


Privy
Feature 28, 1860s



Privy (Feature 42)
Lot 42-2-393
c. 1830s-1860s



Unidentified oval shaped hollow vessel, probably a nappie, Rockingham glaze on buff-bodied earthenware.Unidentified oval shaped hollow vessel, probably a nappie, Rockingham glaze on buff-bodied earthenware. Pitcher depicting stag and boar hunts, manufactured circa 1855 (Claney 2004, Plate 6). Rockingham glaze on buff-bodied earthenware.  Federal Reserve Site - Federal Reserve - Pitcher depicting stag and boar hunts, manufactured circa 1855 (Claney 2004, Plate 6). Rockingham glaze on buff-bodied earthenware - shows boar hunt. Federal Reserve - Pitcher depicting stag and boar hunts, manufactured circa 1855 (Claney 2004, Plate 6). Rockingham glaze on buff-bodied earthenware - shows stag hunt.  Impressed mark on base:  “E. & W. Bennett, Baltimore, MD”.  This firm was in business between 1850 and 1857.   The dark glaze pooling in the mark makes it almost impossible to read. Federal Reserve Site - Pitcher depicting stag and boar hunts, manufactured circa 1855 (Claney 2004, Plate 6). Rockingham glaze on buff-bodied earthenware - makers mark.

Unidentified oval shaped hollow vessel,
probably a nappie, Rockingham glaze on
buff-bodied earthenware. (side and top view)

Pitcher depicting stag and boar hunts, manufactured circa 1855 (Claney 2004, Plate 6). Rockingham glaze on buff-bodied earthenware. Impressed mark on base of Stag and Boar
Hunt pitcher reads: “E. & W. Bennett, Baltimore, MD”.  This firm was in business between 1850 and 1857.   The dark glaze pooling in the mark makes it almost impossible to read.


Howard McHenry Mill (18BA100)

Lot 376


H & S Bakery (18BC32)
Feature 11 - Small mid-19th century trash pit

Rebekah at the Well teapot, Rockingham glaze on buff-bodied earthenware. (showing both sides) - from 18BA100.Rebekah at the Well teapot, Rockingham glaze on buff-bodied earthenware. (showing both sides) - from 18BA100. Octagonal Rockingham glazed spittoon fragment from 18BC32 H & S Bakery-click image to see larger view. Octagonal Rockingham glazed spittoon fragment from 18BC32 H & S Bakery-click image to see larger view.
Whole spittoon with rockingham glaze from private collection - click image to see larger view. Whole spittoon with rockingham glaze from private collection - click image to see larger view. Whole spittoon with rockingham glaze from private collection - click image to see larger view. Whole spittoon with rockingham glaze from private collection - click image to see larger view. Whole spittoon with rockingham glaze Makers mark - from private collection - click image to see larger view. Whole spittoon with rockingham glaze Makers mark - from private collection - click image to see larger view.

Rebekah at the Well teapot, Rockingham
glaze on buff-bodied earthenware.
(showing both sides)

Octagonal spittoon of white bodied earthenware.  Although this sherd is unmarked, it is
identical to a privately owned marked vessel (shown below) made by
E. Bennett of Baltimore.

Fellís Point (18BC52)

Mechanics Court (18BC132)
c. 1900 - 1920
This pitcher bottom sherd was impressed with the maker’s mark for E. Bennett of Baltimore - click image to see larger view. This pitcher bottom sherd was impressed with the maker’s mark for E. Bennett of Baltimore - click image to see larger view. Vessel on left is a spittoon and vessel on right is a jug/pitcher - click image to see larger view. Vessel on left is a spittoon and vessel on right is a jug/pitcher - click image to see larger view. Feature 12A

Tea or coffee pot top of yellow bodied earthenware, with a Rockingham glaze - click image to see larger view.Tea or coffee pot top of yellow bodied earthenware, with a Rockingham glaze - click image to see larger view. Tea or coffee pot top of yellow bodied earthenware, with a Rockingham glaze - click image to see larger view. Tea or coffee pot top of yellow bodied earthenware, with a Rockingham glaze - click image to see larger view.
This pitcher bottom sherd was impressed with
the maker’s mark for E. Bennett of Baltimore.
Vessel on left is a spittoon and
vessel on right is a jug/pitcher.
Tea or coffee pot top of yellow bodied earthenware, with a Rockingham glaze
(top & side view).

Mechanics Court (18BC132)
c. 1900 - 1920

Surface Find

Spittle Cup shown in 3 different views-click image to see larger view.  Spittle Cup shown in 3 different views.  Spittle Cup shown in 3 different views.        Similar vessel from private collection shown on right - click image to see larger view.

Spittle Cup shown in 3 different views. Similar vessel from private collection shown on right.


Bull’s Head Tavern (18BC139)
Feature 9, Privy, 1st half 19th century



Jackson Homestead (18MO609)
African-American Farmstead of Malinda Jackson, burned c. 1915

Bull's Head Tavern Site - Rebekah at the Well sugar dish, Rockingham glaze on buff-bodied earthenware. Bull's Head Tavern Site - Rebekah at the Well sugar dish, Rockingham glaze on buff-bodied earthenware. Rebekah at Well Rockingham teapot from Jackson Homestead 18MO609 - click image to see larger view. Rebekah at Well Rockingham teapot from Jackson Homestead 18MO609 - click image to see larger view. Rebekah at the Well Rockingham glazed teapot.

Rebekah at the Well sugar dish, Rockingham
glaze on buff-bodied earthenware.

Rockingham teapot or coffeepot molded with
“Rebekah at the Well” motif. Vessel height:
6.0”, Vessel rim diameter: 3.50”, Vessel V-4.

Rockingham teapot or coffeepot molded with
“Rebekah at the Well” motif. Vessel height:
6.50”, Vessel rim diameter:  4.00”, Vessel 3.


Cranberry Homestead (18HA312)

Cellar in Detached Kitchen (Feature 23-01
)


Cranberry Homestead - Rebekah at the Well teapot, Rockingham glaze on buff-bodied earthenware. Cranberry Homestead - Ribbed Mug – Rockingham glaze on buff-bodied earthenware. Cranberry Homestead - Ribbed Mug – Teapot, Rockingham glaze on buff-bodied earthenware.

Rebekah at the Well teapot, Rockingham
glaze on buff-bodied earthenware.

Ribbed Mug – Rockingham glaze on buff-
bodied earthenware (mended).

Teapot, Rockingham glaze on buff-
bodied earthenware (mended).


Jenkins Site 3 (18PR981)
Well From African American Farm

Hound handle for pitcher of unidentified pattern - click image to see larger view.         Rockingham pitcher with similar dog handle, showing a hunt scene - click image to see larger view.         Rockingham pitcher with similar dog handle, showing a hunt scene - click image to see larger view.
Hound handle for a pitcher of possible hunt pattern. Two Rockingham pitchers with similar dog handles,
showing hunt scenes are from a private collection.

Queenstown Courthouse (18QU124)

Early Nineteenth Century House and Later Store

Lot 253

Lot 79

Lot 85
Queenstown Courthouse Site-Panelled teapot, Rockingham glaze on buff-bodied earthenware. Queenstown Courthouse Site-Panelled teapot, Rockingham glaze on buff-bodied earthenware. Queenstown Courthouse Site-Rebekah at the Well teapot, Rockingham glaze on buff-bodied earthenware.   Queenstown Courthouse Site-Rebekah at the Well teapot, Rockingham glaze on buff-bodied earthenware.   Queenstown Courthouse Site - Possible Rebekah at the well teapot lid with floral cap motif typical of E. & W. Bennett, Baltimore.  The floral motif is slightly tilted. Queenstown Courthouse Site - Possible Rebekah at the well teapot lid with floral cap motif typical of E. & W. Bennett, Baltimore.  The floral motif is slightly tilted.
Panelled teapot, Rockingham glaze on
buff-bodied earthenware. 
Rebekah at the Well teapot, Rockingham
glaze on buff-bodied earthenware. 
Possible Rebekah at the well teapot lid with
floral cap motif typical of E. & W. Bennett,
Baltimore. The floral knob is slightly tilted.

St. Inigoes Manor House at
Priest Point (18ST87)


Courtesy of National Park Service,
National Capital Region

St. Inigoes Manor House - Unidentified hollow form, possibly spittoon or a pitcher, Rockingham glaze on buff-bodied earthenware. St. Inigoes Manor House - Unidentified hollow form, possibly spittoon or a pitcher, Rockingham glaze on buff-bodied earthenware. Pitcher rim, possibly “Heron” patternRockingham glaze on buff-bodied earthenware - Courtesy of National Park Service, National Capital Region. Pitcher rim, possibly “Heron” patternRockingham glaze on buff-bodied earthenware - Courtesy of National Park Service, National Capital Region. Bedpan, Rockingham glaze on yellow-bodied earthenware - Courtesy of National Park Service, National Capital Region. Bedpan, Rockingham glaze on yellow-bodied earthenware - Courtesy of National Park Service, National Capital Region.

Unidentified hollow form, possibly spittoon
or a pitcher, Rockingham glaze on buff-
bodied earthenware.

Pattern same as spittoon pattern shown
under H & S Baker (18BC32).

Pitcher rim, possibly Heron pattern with Rockingham glaze on buff-bodied earthenware. Bedpan, Rockingham glaze on
yellow-bodied earthenware.

Marriott Site Waster Dump, Trenton, New Jersey
Sherds attributed to Charles Coxon Pottery - 1863-1868

Rebekah at the Well coffeepot sherds from Marriott Site Waster Dump. Courtesy of William B. Liebeknecht, Hunter Research, Inc.,  Trenton, NJ. Coffeepot sherds from Marriott Site Waster Dump.  Pattern depicts two women having tea. Courtesy of William B. Liebeknecht, Hunter Research, Inc.,  Trenton, NJ. Pitcher sherds from Marriott Site Waster Dump.  Pattern depicts a cavalier. Courtesy of William B. Liebeknecht, Hunter Research, Inc.,  Trenton, NJ.

Rebekah at the Well coffeepot sherds
from Marriott Site Waster Dump

Courtesy of William B.
Liebeknecht, Hunter Research,
Inc.,  Trenton, NJ.

Coffeepot sherds from Marriott Site Waster Dump.  Pattern depicts two women having tea.

Courtesy of William B.
Liebeknecht, Hunter Research,
Inc.,  Trenton, NJ.

Pitcher sherds from Marriott Site Waster
Dump.  Pattern depicts a cavalier.

Courtesy of William B.
Liebeknecht, Hunter Research,
Inc.,  Trenton, NJ.


Private Collections

Spittoon, Rockingham glaze on buff-bodied earthenware, unmarked - Private collection. Rimmed serving bowl, Rockingham glaze on red-bodied highly fired earthenware paste, unmarked - Private collection. White earthenware teapot with a deep brown glaze and gilt decoration.  This vessel, ca. 1810-1830,is a representative example of the English pottery produced at Swinton beginning in the late eighteenth century and that came to be known as Rockingham.

Spittoon, Rockingham glaze on buff-
bodied earthenware, unmarked.

Rimmed serving bowl, Rockingham glaze
on red-bodied highly fired earthenware
paste, unmarked.

White earthenware teapot with a deep brown
glaze and gilt decoration.  This vessel, ca.
1810-1830, is a representative example of
the English pottery produced at Swinton
beginning in the late eighteenth century and
that came to be known as Rockingham.


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Copyright © 2002 by Maryland Archaeological Conservation Lab
Updated:  10/31/16

Federal Reserve Site - Panel molded teapot, Rockingham glaze on buff-bodied earthenware, and view of teapot from top, below - Vessel is unmarked. Federal Reserve Site - Panel molded teapot, Rockingham glaze on buff-bodied earthenware, and view of teapot from top, below - Vessel is unmarked. Federal Reserve Site - Unidentified oval shaped hollow vessel, probably a nappie, Rockingham glaze on buff-bodied earthenware. (side and top view.) Federal Reserve Site - Unidentified oval shaped hollow vessel, probably a nappie, Rockingham glaze on buff-bodied earthenware. (side and top view.) Federal Reserve Site - Unidentified oval shaped hollow vessel, probably a nappie, Rockingham glaze on buff-bodied earthenware. (side and top view.) Federal Reserve Site - Unidentified oval shaped hollow vessel, probably a nappie, Rockingham glaze on buff-bodied earthenware. (side and top view.) Queenstown Courthouse Site-Panelled teapot, Rockingham glaze on buff-bodied earthenware. Queenstown Courthouse Site-Rebekah at the Well teapot, Rockingham glaze on buff-bodied earthenware.   Queenstown Courthouse Site - Possible Rebekah at the well teapot lid with floral cap motif typical of E. & W. Bennett, Baltimore.  The floral motif is slightly tilted. Cranberry Homestead - Rebekah at the Well teapot, Rockingham glaze on buff-bodied earthenware. Cranberry Homestead - Ribbed Mug – Rockingham glaze on buff-bodied earthenware. Cranberry Homestead - Ribbed Mug – Teapot, (mended) Rockingham glaze on buff-bodied earthenware. Rebekah at the Well coffeepot sherds from Marriott Site Waster Dump. Courtesy of William B. Liebeknecht, Hunter Research, Inc.,  Trenton, NJ. Coffeepot sherds from Marriott Site Waster Dump.  Pattern depicts two women having tea. Courtesy of William B. Liebeknecht, Hunter Research, Inc.,  Trenton, NJ. Pitcher sherds from Marriott Site Waster Dump.  Pattern depicts a cavalier. Courtesy of William B. Liebeknecht, Hunter Research, Inc.,  Trenton, NJ. Spittoon, Rockingham glaze on buff-bodied earthenware, unmarked - Private collection. Rimmed serving bowl, Rockingham glaze on red-bodied highly fired earthenware paste, unmarked - Private collection. White earthenware teapot with a deep brown glaze and gilt decoration.  This vessel, ca. 1810-1830,is a representative example of the English pottery produced at Swinton beginning in the late eighteenth century and that came to be known as Rockingham. Hunt-themed Rockingham glazed jug from 18BA116-Folly's Quarter Log Cabin - click image to see larger view. Hunt-themed Rockingham glazed jug from 18BA116-Folly's Quarter Log Cabin - click image to see larger view. This pitcher bottom sherd was impressed with the maker’s mark for E. Bennett of Baltimore - click image to see larger view. This pitcher bottom sherd was impressed with the maker’s mark for E. Bennett of Baltimore - click image to see larger view. Spittle Cup shown in 3 different views-click image to see larger view. Spittle Cup shown in 3 different views-click image to see larger view. Spittle Cup shown in 3 different views-click image to see larger view. Similar vessel from private collection shown on right - click image to see larger view. Hound handle for pitcher of unidentified pattern - click image to see larger view.   Rockingham pitcher with similar dog handle, showing a hunt scene - click image to see larger view. Rockingham pitcher with similar dog handle, showing a hunt scene - click image to see larger view.

Rebekah at the Well teapot, Rockingham glaze on buff-bodied earthenware. (showing both sides) - from 18BA100. Rebekah at the Well teapot, Rockingham glaze on buff-bodied earthenware. (showing both sides) - from 18BA100.