Vase - ROM2018_16198_9

ROM2018_16198_9

Vase

Maker: Unknown maker, likely from the Department of Mines
Medium:Ceramic with buff glaze
Geography: Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Date: early 20th century
Dimensions:
13.8 (height) x 5.2 (rim diameter) cm
Object number: 923.42.9
Not on view
DescriptionThis small vase was made using clay gathered from the Don Valley in Toronto, a well known source of useable clay in the region. The vase is part of a set of ceramics donated to the museum by the federal Department of Mines. The objects were likely made either as tests for local potters, or as part of a wider initiative to explore the viability of ceramic industries in Canada.
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