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Oyster jar from the Thomas Downing oyster house

Created by:
Unidentified  Search this
Subject of:
Thomas Downing, American, 1791 - 1866  Search this
Medium:
glaze and cobalt oxide on ceramic with paint and cork (bark)
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 6 5/16 × 4 3/16 × 4 3/16 in. (16 × 10.7 × 10.7 cm)
Type:
jars
Place used:
New York City, New York, United States, North and Central America
Place made:
New York City, New York, United States, North and Central America
Date:
ca 1840
Topic:
African American  Search this
Business  Search this
Cooking and dining  Search this
Foodways  Search this
Free communities of color  Search this
Urban life  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2019.52
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Decorative Arts, Craft, and Design
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5276f8068-e102-477a-a68d-36592e390510
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2019.52
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