Pot - ROM2018_16198_2

ROM2018_16198_2

Pot

Maker: Unknown maker, likely from the Department of Mines
Medium:Ceramic with sgraffito design and glaze
Geography: Brigden, Ontario, Canada
Date: early 20th century
Dimensions:
8.4 (height) x 6.8 (rim diameter) cm
Object number: 923.42.2
Not on view
DescriptionThis small pot, made with clay from Brigden, was made by someone in the federal Department of Mines. The pot was either likely made for a local potter, experimenting with a clay body, or as part of a broader exploration into the viability of ceramic industries in Canada. This set of small experimental pieces was donated to the ROM in the 1920s.
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