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Bowl

Artist/Maker:
Krause, Thomas
Place Made:
Bethabara North Carolina United States of America
Date Made:
1827
Medium:
lead glazed earthenware
Dimensions:
HOA 7-1/2″; WOA 23-1/2″ (width at handles); DIA 21-3/4″ (top rim excl. handles); DIA 10-1/2″ base
Accession Number:
5186
Description:
Large two-handled bowl; iron tinted brown glaze on interior; exterior unglazed; applied shaped handles terminating in joint with three distinct wide imprints; distinct foot (approx. 1/2″ high). Very similar to the example by John Butner pictured as figure 92 on page 138 of Bivins, Moravian Potters In North Carolina.
History:
Thomas Krause made and signed this mixing bowl in January 1827 when he was still working in Bethabara. He moved to Bethania in May of the same year.
Credit Line:
Old Salem Museums & Gardens