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Circular, wide-mouthed, earthenware colander with a collared rim, punctured holes and a flat foot. A secondary molding runs around the exterior just below the rim. Drainage holes arranged in rows encircle the lower half of the sides and the base. Both the interior and exterior are glazed. The glaze throughout the piece is worn with a few chips on the edges.


c. 1800



Earthenware, lead-glazed (redware)


Overall: 4 3/4 in. x 9 in. x 9 in. (12.07 cm x 22.86 cm x 22.86 cm)

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Mount Vernon Collection

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