Modified baluster-shaped creamware caster with a tapered, cylindrical lower body on a stepped, circular pedestal foot. The domed top is pierced with larger dots and features a pointed ball finial and a stepped collar. The underside of the foot is pierced with a circular hole, plugged with a cork. Pale cream body with a clear glaze having a slight blue cast.

Date

1780-1800


Geography


Material/Technique

Earthenware, lead-glazed (creamware)


Dimensions

Overall (H x W x D): 5 1/4 in. x 2 in. x 2 in. (13.34 cm x 5.08 cm x 5.08 cm)


Credit

Gift of Edith Cowles Poor, 2001


Object Number

M-4202


Colors


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