Visual display of the Dish


  • 1772-1820
  • Attributed to the Salem pottery. The front of this dish is coated with white engobe and decorated with green and purple-brown slip in imitation of British tortoise shell ware. The back of this dish is incised “OV” on the bottom. Many Salem dishes have similar pre-firing marks, which were probably prices or indicators of piece-work.

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Attributed name
Salem pottery
Description of Original
Lead-glazed earthenware, Diam. 13 in
Location of Original
Old Salem Museums & Gardens
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