Mug

  • Category:

    Ceramics

  • Creator (Role):

    John Bell Sr. (Potter)

  • Place of Origin:

    Waynesboro, Franklin, Pennsylvania, Mid-Atlantic, Shenandoah Valley, United States, North America

  • Date:

    1840-1865

  • Materials:

    Earthenware (slipware, redware); Lead glaze

  • Techniques:

    Thrown, Slip decorated, Pulled

  • Museum Object Number:

    1960.0556


  • Complete Details



Object Number

1960.0556

Object Name

Mug

Category

Ceramics

Credit Line/Donor

Bequest of Henry Francis du Pont

Creator (Role)

John Bell Sr. (Potter)
1800-1880

Place of Origin

Waynesboro, Franklin, Pennsylvania, Mid-Atlantic, Shenandoah Valley, United States, North America

Date

1840-1865

Mark or Signature or Inscription or Label

1. Mark; Underside of base; Stamped before firing "JOHN BELL"

Materials

Earthenware (slipware, redware); Lead glaze

Techniques

Thrown, Slip decorated, Pulled

Dimensions (inches)

4.331 (H) , 5.315 (L) , 4.055 (Diam)

Dimensions (centimeters)

11 (H) , 13.5 (L) , 10.3 (Diam)

Object Description

Text available soon.

Bibliography and Bibliographic Notes

[Book] Ames, Kenneth L. 1977 Beyond Necessity: Art in the Folk Tradition.
Published on p. 82, fig. 97.