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Bed Caster and Ceramic Fragments

Bed Caster and Ceramic Fragments

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Object Name
potsherds
caster, bed
date bed caster made
1860 - 1910
date refined earthenwares made
1800 - 1900
date stonewares made
1800 - 1850
date porcelain made
1785 - 1815
place bed caster made; place stoneware made
United States
place refined earthenwares made
United Kingdom: England
place porcelain made
China
place used
United States: Massachusetts, Ipswich
Physical Description
iron, cast (bed caster material)
porcelain (bed caster, wheel material)
earthenware, refined (lead-glazed earthenware) (earthenware sherds material)
stoneware, salt-glazed (stoneware sherds material)
porcelain, hard-paste (porcelain sherd material)
enamel or gilt (porcelain sherd, decoration material)
Measurements
overall, largest sherd: 1 1/8 in x 1 5/8 in x 5/8 in; 2.8575 cm x 4.1275 cm x 1.5875 cm
overall, smallest sherd: 5/8 in x 5/16 in x 1/16 in; 1.5875 cm x.79375 cm x.15875 cm
bed caster, overall: 5 in x 1 in x 1 5/8 in; 12.7 cm x 2.54 cm x 4.1275 cm
ID Number
DL.252318.0030
catalog number
252318.0030
accession number
252318
Credit Line
Gift of Alexander B. C. Mulholland
subject
Food Culture
Furniture
Hardware
See more items in
Cultural and Community Life: Domestic Life
Domestic Furnishings
Food
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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