Visual display of the Jar


  • 1790-1850
  • Attributed to the Bethabara or Salem potteries. The interior of this jar is coated with lead glaze. The pulled handles are feathered into the rim and body. The terminal has three deep impressions. For a bowl with a similar handle, see John Bivins, Jr., The Moravian Potters in North Carolina (University of North Carolina Press for Old Salem, Inc., 1972), p. 138, figs. 92, 93.

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Attributed name
Salem pottery
Attributed name
Bethabara pottery
Description of Original
Lead-glazed earthenware
Location of Original
Old Salem Museums & Gardens
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