Bed Caster and Ceramic Fragments

Bed Caster and Ceramic Fragments

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Object Name
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
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)
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
catalog number
accession number
Credit Line
Gift of Alexander B. C. Mulholland
Food Culture
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Cultural and Community Life: Domestic Life
Domestic Furnishings
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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