Bethabara North Carolina United States of America
lead glazed earthenware
HOA 7-1/2″; WOA 23-1/2″ (width at handles); DIA 21-3/4″ (top rim excl. handles); DIA 10-1/2″ base
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.
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.
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