Jug - Ceramic, Mocha Ware, circa 1795-circa 1900 Archaeology Reg. No: HA 178

One fragment of an earthenware vessel, possibly a jug or bowl. The decoration is a yellow glaze with six thin raised bands of white. This style of decoration is commonly found on pieces of mocha ware.
Acquisition Information:
Transfer from Godden Mackay Logan Heritage Consultants, 2009
Discipline: Archaeology - Historical

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Tagged with: world heritage, royal exhibition building, archaeology
Themes this item is part of: World Heritage, World Futures, Public Life & Institutions Collection, Royal Exhibition Building Western Forecourt Collection
Primary Classification: HISTORICAL ARCHAEOLOGY
Secondary Classification: Food Service
Tertiary Classification: jug
Activity: Food service
Specific Activity: jug
Trench Unit Number: G12/9/13/011
Manufacturer: c 1795- c1900
References: Rickard 1993: 184-5; Poplar Forest 1996: 23; Miller et al 2000: 12; Sussman 1997: 48
  1. [Article - Journal] Rickard, J. Mocha Ware: Slip-Decorated Refined Earthenware. The Magazine Antiques. 144 (2): 182-189., 1993, 184-185 Pages
  2. [Book], Poplar Forest Archaeology Lab and Field Manual, The Corporation for Jefferson's Poplar Forest, Forest, 1996, 1996, 23 Pages
  3. [Article - Journal] Miller, George L., et al. Telling Time for Archaeologists. Newsletter of the Council for Northeast Historical Archaeology. 29: 1-22., 2000, 12 Pages
  4. [Book], Lynne Sussman, Mocha, Banded, Cat's Eye and Other Factory-Made Slipware, Council for Northeast Historical Archaeology, Boston, 1997, 1997, 48 Pages

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