Potsherd - 970.391.3137+3182_1

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Potsherd

Maker: North Devon, England
Medium:Clay
Geography: Ontario, Fort Albany
Date: 1678-1720
Period: 17th-18th centuries
Object number: 970.391.3182
Not on view
DescriptionThis ceramic sherd, recovered from Fort Albany, Ontario, is a fragment from a lead-glazed coarse earthenware vessel manufactured in North Devon, England. This kind of ceramic was generally used for utilitarian vessels and is common at 17th and 18th century sites. This particular vessel is glazed on both interior and exterior surfaces, giving them a glossy brownish colour.
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