Potsherd - 970.391.1608_1

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Potsherd

Maker: Manufactured in England
Medium:Clay
Geography: Ontario, Fort Albany
Date: 1678-1720
Period: 17th-18th centuries
Object number: 970.391.1608
Not on view
DescriptionThis ceramic sherd from Fort Albany, Ontario, comes from an English tin-glazed or ‘Delftware’ earthenware vessel. It is decorated with hand painted geometric motifs in purple and pink. This type of ceramic manufacture reached its peak in popularity in the 17th and 18th centuries.
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