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Sugar pot

Date:
1820–40
Geography:
Made in Alamance, North Carolina, United States
Culture:
American
Medium:
Earthenware with slip decoration
Dimensions:
H. 12 3/4 in. (32.4 cm); Diam. 10 in. (25.4 cm)
Classification:
Ceramics
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1918
Accession Number:
18.95.16
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 704
This is one of a small group of distinctive vessels from the Central Piedmont region of North Carolina. With its exuberant slip decoration and ample size, it is one of the finest of the known surviving pots from that area
Mrs. Albert H. Pitkin, Hartford, Connecticut
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