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18PR175 Oxon Hill
Profile of rim sherd showing paste, Oxon Hill, 18PR175, vessel# 6102. Sherds from various English brown salt glaze stoneware vessels, showing different colors and textures/freckling of iron oxide slip from 18PR175.
Profile of rim sherd showing paste,
Oxon Hill, 18PR175, vessel# 6102
Sherds from various English brown salt
glaze stoneware vessels, showing
different colors and textures/freckling
of iron oxide slip.

  English brown salt glaze stoneware jug with iron oxide slip.  Cordoned neck and strap handle from Oxon Hill site 18PR175, vessel #2336-exterior view on left and interior on right.      English brown salt glaze stoneware jug with iron oxide slip.  Cordoned neck and strap handle from Oxon Hill site 18PR175, vessel #2336-exterior view on left and interior on right.

English brown salt glaze stoneware bottle or storage jar with iron oxide slip. Area I Well, Vessel 200 from 18PR175.

English brown salt glaze stoneware jug with iron
oxide slip.  Cordoned neck and strap handle.
Exterior view on left and interior on right.
Vessel #2336. 
English brown salt glaze stoneware bottle or
storage jar with iron oxide slip. Area I Well,
Vessel 200.
English salt glazed stoneware bottle. Strap handle.  Top portion of vessel has been dipped in iron oxide.  Vessel #2338, from 18PR175. Vessel may be similar to one shown on right. English brown salt glazed stoneware bottle, c. 1740 (similar to one shown on left). Owned by the Chipstone Foundation.  Image from  Digital Library for the Decorative Arts and Material Culture, University of Wisconsin, Madison. Object Identifier: DLDecArts.Ceramics.199800901.bib

English salt glazed stoneware bottle. Strap
handle.  Top portion of vessel has been
dipped in iron oxide.  Vessel #2338.

Vessel may be similar to one shown on right.

English brown salt glazed stoneware
bottle, c. 1740.

Owned by the Chipstone Foundation.
Image from  Digital Library for the Decorative
Arts and Material Culture, University of
Wisconsin, Madison. Object Identifier: DLDecArts.Ceramics.199800901.bib

Salt glaze stoneware straight sided tankard.  Vessel #2336.

English brown salt glaze stoneware tankard/mug  with iron oxide slip and strap handle. 4.25” vessel base diameter. Vessel height: Approximately 6”. Area I, Vessel 6098    English brown salt glaze stoneware tankard/mug  with iron oxide slip and strap handle. 4.25” vessel base diameter. Vessel height: Approximately 6”. Area I, Vessel 6098

Salt glaze stoneware straight sided tankard.
Vessel #2336.

 

English brown salt glaze stoneware
tankard/mug  with iron oxide slip and strap
handle. 4.25” vessel base diameter.
Vessel height: Approximately 6”.
Area I, Vessel 6098.


18CV60 Angelica Knoll 
c. 1650 to 1770

English brown salt glaze stoneware globular mug (gorge) with iron oxide slip. Cordoned base. Base diameter: 3.0” from 18CV60.


The Angelica Knoll mug would have been shaped like this complete example made by John Dwight in London, 1673-1674. Digital Library for the Decorative Arts and Material Culture, University of Wisconsin, Madison. Object Identifier DLDecArts.Ceramics.199801001.bib

Owned by the Chipstone Foundation. Image from
Digital Library for the Decorative Arts and Material
Culture, University of Wisconsin, Madison. Object
Identifier DLDecArts.Ceramics.199801001.bib

English brown salt glaze stoneware globular
mug (gorge) with iron oxide slip. Cordoned
base. Base diameter:  3.0”
See whole example shown on right.

The Angelica Knoll mug would have been
shaped like this complete example made by
John Dwight in London, 1673-1674.

Salt glaze stoneware straight sided tankard  with stamped “WR” mark from 18CV60.
English brown salt glaze stoneware straight sided tankard from 18CV60.
Salt glaze stoneware straight sided tankard with stamped “WR” mark from 18CV60.

Salt glaze stoneware straight
sided tankard  with stamped
“WR” mark.

English brown salt glaze
stoneware straight sided tankard.

Salt glaze stoneware straight
sided tankard with stamped
“WR” mark.
English brown salt glaze stoneware straight sided tankard with iron oxide slip. Rim diameter: 4.5” from 18CV60.  English brown salt glaze stoneware straight sided tankard with iron oxide slip. Rim diameter: 4.5” from 18CV60. English brown salt glaze stoneware straight sided tankard with iron oxide slip. Vessel diameter: 4.25” from 18CV60.   English brown salt glaze stoneware straight sided tankard with iron oxide slip. Vessel diameter: 4.25” from 18CV60.

English brown salt glaze stoneware straight sided
tankard with iron oxide slip. Rim diameter:  4.5”

 

English brown salt glaze stoneware straight sided
tankard with iron oxide slip. Vessel diameter: 4.25”

English brown salt glaze stoneware straight sided tankard with iron oxide slip. The interior has an iron oxide slip coating. Rim diameter: 3.5” from 18CV60.   English brown salt glaze stoneware straight sided tankard with iron oxide slip. The interior has an iron oxide slip coating. Rim diameter: 3.5” from 18CV60. English brown salt glaze stoneware straight sided tankard with iron oxide slip. Indeterminate excise mark. Rim diameter: 3.0” from 18CV60.   English brown salt glaze stoneware straight sided tankard with iron oxide slip. Indeterminate excise mark. Rim diameter: 3.0” from 18CV60.

English brown salt glaze stoneware straight sided
tankard with iron oxide slip. The interior has an
iron oxide slip coating. Rim diameter: 3.5”



English brown salt glaze stoneware straight sided
tankard with iron oxide slip. Indeterminate excise
mark. Rim diameter:  3.0”

English brown salt glaze stoneware storage jar with iron oxide slip. Rim diameter: 6.75” from 18CV60.  English brown salt glaze stoneware storage jar with iron oxide slip. Rim diameter: 6.75” from 18CV60. English brown salt glaze stoneware straight sided storage jar with iron oxide slip.  Rolled rim. Rim diameter: 3.5” from 18CV60.

English brown salt glaze stoneware storage jar
with iron oxide slip. Rim diameter: 6.75”

English brown salt glaze stoneware straight
sided storage jar with iron oxide slip. 
Rolled rim. Rim diameter: 3.5”

English brown salt glaze stoneware globular shaped bottle with iron oxide slip. Cordoned neck. Neck rim diameter: 2.0” from 18CV60.English brown salt glaze stoneware globular shaped bottle with iron oxide slip. Cordoned neck. Neck rim diameter: 2.0” from 18CV60.English brown salt glaze stoneware globular shaped bottle with iron oxide slip. Complete example shown on right from: http://collections.museumoflondon.org.uk/online/object/458925.html English brown salt glaze stoneware bottle with iron oxide slip. Approximate vessel diameter: 10.5” from 18CV60.

English brown salt glaze stoneware globular
shaped bottle with iron oxide slip. Cordoned
neck. Neck rim diameter: 2.0”

Complete example shown on right from: http://collections.museumoflondon.org.uk/
online/object/458925.html



English brown salt glaze stoneware bottle with
iron oxide slip. Approximate vessel diameter: 10.5”






English brown salt glaze stoneware handle to hollow vessel (bottle or jug). Probable rat tail handle terminal from 18CV60.      English brown salt glaze stoneware handle to hollow vessel (bottle or jug). Probable rat tail handle terminal from 18CV60. English brown salt glaze stoneware bottle with iron oxide slip.  Exterior and interior views. Approximate vessel diameter at widest point: 10.5” from18CV60.  English brown salt glaze stoneware bottle with iron oxide slip.  Exterior and interior views. Approximate vessel diameter at widest point: 10.5” from18CV60.

English brown salt glaze stoneware handle to
hollow vessel (bottle or jug). Probable rat
tail handle terminal.

English brown salt glaze stoneware bottle with
iron oxide slip.  Exterior and interior views.
Approximate vessel diameter at widest point: 10.5”


18CV91 Smith’s St. Leonard 
c. 1711-1754



Two Williams Rogers stoneware mugs with rectangular excise stamps, and one English Brown stoneware mug with oval excise stamp. Excavations at Rogers’ kiln sites have found the rectangular cartouche to be a hallmark of his stoneware vessels (Watkins and Noel Hume 1967:92).    Two Williams Rogers stoneware mugs with rectangular excise stamps, and one English Brown stoneware mug with oval excise stamp. Excavations at Rogers’ kiln sites have found the rectangular cartouche to be a hallmark of his stoneware vessels (Watkins and Noel Hume 1967:92).   Two Williams Rogers stoneware mugs with rectangular excise stamps, and one English Brown stoneware mug with oval excise stamp. Excavations at Rogers’ kiln sites have found the rectangular cartouche to be a hallmark of his stoneware vessels (Watkins and Noel Hume 1967:92).

Two Williams Rogers stoneware mugs with rectangular excise stamps, and one English Brown
stoneware mug with oval excise stamp. Excavations at Rogers’ kiln sites have found the rectangular
cartouche to be a hallmark of his stoneware vessels (Watkins and Noel Hume 1967:92).


18CV447 Prehistoric Shell Midden


English brown salt glaze stoneware straight sided tankard with stamped “WR” mark. This fragment was found near the midden along a beach and shows damage from water.  Lot 1 - 18CV447 Prehistoric Shell Midden.

English brown salt glaze stoneware straight sided tankard
with stamped “WR” mark. This fragment was found near the
midden along a beach and shows damage from water.  Lot 1.


18AN39 Saunders Point
c. 1720-1800

English brown salt glaze stoneware straight sided tankard with iron oxide slip. Base diameter:  3.5”, Vessel height: 5.25” from 18AN39.

English brown salt glaze stoneware pipkin hollow handle with iron oxide slip. Lot 1 - 18AN39.

 

English brown salt glaze stoneware straight sided
tankard with iron oxide slip. Base diameter:  3.5”,
Vessel height: 5.25”

English brown salt glaze stoneware pipkin
hollow handle with iron oxide slip. Lot 1.


18BC33 Federal Site/Block 1370
Feature 14 Privy (filled c. 1830s with garbage from an earlier household)

English brown salt glaze stoneware ointment jar. Rim diameter: 1.50”; Base diameter:  1.12”; Vessel height:  2.25” - from 18BC33. English brown salt glaze stoneware jug, vessel height:  12.0” - from 18BC33.

English brown salt glaze stoneware ointment jar.
Rim diameter: 1.50”; Base diameter:  1.12”;
Vessel height:  2.25”


English brown salt glaze stoneware jug
Vessel height: 12.0”


18DO58 Horne Point
c. 1670-1770s

English brown salt glaze stoneware straight sided tankard with iron oxide slip and stamped WR and crown excise mark. Vessel diameter:  3.0 to 3.5”, from 18DO58. English brown salt glaze stoneware straight sided tankard with iron oxide slip and lathe-turned combing / wheel-turned grooves on base. Base diameter: 4.0”, from 18DO58.   English brown salt glaze stoneware tankard (c. 1685-1700) similar to Horne Point example. Owned by the Chipstone Foundation.  Image from  Digital Library for the Decorative Arts and Material Culture, University of Wisconsin, Madison. Object Identifier:   DLDecArts.Ceramics.199900501.bib

English brown salt glaze stoneware straight sided
tankard with iron oxide slip and stamped WR and
crown excise mark. Vessel diameter:  3.0 to 3.5”

English brown salt glaze stoneware straight sided
tankard with iron oxide slip and lathe-turned combing/
wheel-turned grooves on base. Base diameter: 4.0”

English brown salt glaze stoneware tankard (c. 1685-1700) similar to Horne Point example. Owned by the Chipstone Foundation.  Image from  Digital Library for the Decorative Arts and Material Culture, University of Wisconsin, Madison. Object Identifier:   DLDecArts.Ceramics.199900501.bib

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Copyright 2002 by Maryland Archaeological Conservation Lab
Updated: 01/31/17

Profile of rim sherd showing paste, Oxon Hill, 18PR175, vessel# 6102. Sherds from various English brown salt glaze stoneware vessels, showing different colors and textures/freckling of iron oxide slip from 18PR175. English brown salt glaze stoneware jug with iron oxide slip.  Cordoned neck and strap handle from Oxon Hill site 18PR175, vessel #2336-exterior view on left and interior on right. English brown salt glaze stoneware jug with iron oxide slip.  Cordoned neck and strap handle from Oxon Hill site 18PR175, vessel #2336-exterior view on left and interior on right. English brown salt glaze stoneware bottle or storage jar with iron oxide slip. Area I Well, Vessel 200 from 18PR175. English salt glazed stoneware bottle. Strap handle.  Top portion of vessel has been dipped in iron oxide.  Vessel #2338, from 18PR175. Vessel may be similar to one shown on right. English brown salt glazed stoneware bottle, c. 1740 (similar to one shown on left). Owned by the Chipstone Foundation.  Image from  Digital Library for the Decorative Arts and Material Culture, University of Wisconsin, Madison. Object Identifier: DLDecArts.Ceramics.199800901.bib Salt glaze stoneware straight sided tankard.  Vessel #2336. English brown salt glaze stoneware tankard/mug  with iron oxide slip and strap handle. 4.25” vessel base diameter. Vessel height: Approximately 6”. Area I, Vessel 6098 English brown salt glaze stoneware tankard/mug  with iron oxide slip and strap handle. 4.25” vessel base diameter. Vessel height: Approximately 6”. Area I, Vessel 6098 English brown salt glaze stoneware globular mug (gorge) with iron oxide slip. Cordoned base. Base diameter: 3.0” from 18CV60. The Angelica Knoll mug would have been shaped like this complete example made by John Dwight in London, 1673-1674. Digital Library for the Decorative Arts and Material Culture, University of Wisconsin, Madison. Object Identifier DLDecArts.Ceramics.199801001.bib Salt glaze stoneware straight sided tankard  with stamped “WR” mark from 18CV60. English brown salt glaze stoneware straight sided tankard from 18CV60. English brown salt glaze stoneware straight sided tankard with iron oxide slip. Rim diameter: 4.5” from 18CV60. English brown salt glaze stoneware straight sided tankard with iron oxide slip. Rim diameter: 4.5” from 18CV60. English brown salt glaze stoneware straight sided tankard with iron oxide slip. Vessel diameter: 4.25” from 18CV60. English brown salt glaze stoneware straight sided tankard with iron oxide slip. Vessel diameter: 4.25” from 18CV60. English brown salt glaze stoneware straight sided tankard with iron oxide slip. The interior has an iron oxide slip coating. Rim diameter: 3.5” from 18CV60. English brown salt glaze stoneware straight sided tankard with iron oxide slip. The interior has an iron oxide slip coating. Rim diameter: 3.5” from 18CV60. English brown salt glaze stoneware straight sided tankard with iron oxide slip. Indeterminate excise mark. Rim diameter: 3.0” from 18CV60. English brown salt glaze stoneware straight sided tankard with iron oxide slip. Indeterminate excise mark. Rim diameter: 3.0” from 18CV60. English brown salt glaze stoneware storage jar with iron oxide slip. Rim diameter: 6.75” from 18CV60. English brown salt glaze stoneware storage jar with iron oxide slip. Rim diameter: 6.75” from 18CV60. English brown salt glaze stoneware straight sided storage jar with iron oxide slip.  Rolled rim. Rim diameter: 3.5” from 18CV60. English brown salt glaze stoneware globular shaped bottle with iron oxide slip. Cordoned neck. Neck rim diameter: 2.0” from 18CV60. English brown salt glaze stoneware globular shaped bottle with iron oxide slip. Cordoned neck. Neck rim diameter: 2.0” from 18CV60. English brown salt glaze stoneware globular shaped bottle with iron oxide slip. Complete example shown on right from: http://collections.museumoflondon.org.uk/online/object/458925.html English brown salt glaze stoneware bottle with iron oxide slip. Approximate vessel diameter: 10.5” from 18CV60. English brown salt glaze stoneware handle to hollow vessel (bottle or jug). Probable rat tail handle terminal from 18CV60. English brown salt glaze stoneware handle to hollow vessel (bottle or jug). Probable rat tail handle terminal from 18CV60. English brown salt glaze stoneware bottle with iron oxide slip.  Exterior and interior views. Approximate vessel diameter at widest point: 10.5” from18CV60. English brown salt glaze stoneware bottle with iron oxide slip.  Exterior and interior views. Approximate vessel diameter at widest point: 10.5” from18CV60. English brown salt glaze stoneware straight sided tankard with stamped “WR” mark. This fragment was found near the midden along a beach and shows damage from water.  Lot 1 - 18CV447 Prehistoric Shell Midden. English brown salt glaze stoneware straight sided tankard with iron oxide slip. Base diameter:  3.5”, Vessel height: 5.25” from 18AN39. English brown salt glaze stoneware pipkin hollow handle with iron oxide slip. Lot 1 - 18AN39. English brown salt glaze stoneware straight sided tankard with iron oxide slip and stamped WR and crown excise mark. Vessel diameter:  3.0 to 3.5”, from 18DO58. English brown salt glaze stoneware straight sided tankard with iron oxide slip and lathe-turned combing / wheel-turned grooves on base. Base diameter: 4.0”, from 18DO58. English brown salt glaze stoneware tankard (c. 1685-1700) similar to Horne Point example. Owned by the Chipstone Foundation.  Image from  Digital Library for the Decorative Arts and Material Culture, University of Wisconsin, Madison. Object Identifier:   DLDecArts.Ceramics.199900501.bib Two Williams Rogers stoneware mugs with rectangular excise stamps, and one English Brown stoneware mug with oval excise stamp. Excavations at Rogers’ kiln sites have found the rectangular cartouche to be a hallmark of his stoneware vessels (Watkins and Noel Hume 1967:92). Two Williams Rogers stoneware mugs with rectangular excise stamps, and one English Brown stoneware mug with oval excise stamp. Excavations at Rogers’ kiln sites have found the rectangular cartouche to be a hallmark of his stoneware vessels (Watkins and Noel Hume 1967:92). Two Williams Rogers stoneware mugs with rectangular excise stamps, and one English Brown stoneware mug with oval excise stamp. Excavations at Rogers’ kiln sites have found the rectangular cartouche to be a hallmark of his stoneware vessels (Watkins and Noel Hume 1967:92).