Cup - Ceramic, Blue Flow Ware, circa 1835-circa mid-20th century Archaeology Reg. No: HA 242

Two earthenware fragments from a cup or mug (appear to be from the same item). Decoration is blue flow ware in an unidentified pattern. Manufacture date after circa 1835.
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, eating dining
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: tea consumption
Activity: Food service
Specific Activity: Tea consumption
Trench Unit Number: D14/072
Manufacturer: c 1835-c 1958
References: Klose and Malan 2000: 56; Miller 1974: 201; Miller 1991: 9; Poplar Forest 1996: 3; Samford 1997: 24; Snyder 2000: 7
  1. [Article - Journal] Klose, J & Malan, A. The Ceramic Signature of the Cape in the Nineteenth Century, with Particular Reference to the Tenant Street Site, Cape Town. The South African Archaeological Bulletin. 55: 49-59., 2000, 56 Pages
  2. [Article - Journal] Miller, George L. 1974. A Tenant Farmer's Tableware: Nineteenth-Century Ceramics from Tabb's Purchase. Maryland Historical Magazine. 69: 197-210., 1974, 201 Pages
  3. [Article - Journal] Miller, George L. A Revised Set of CC Index Values for Classification and Economic Scaling of English Ceramics from 1787 to 1880. Historical Archaeology. 25 (1): 1-25., 1991, 9 Pages
  4. [Book], Poplar Forest Archaeology Lab and Field Manual, The Corporation for Jefferson's Poplar Forest, Forest, 1996, 1996, 3 Pages
  5. [Article - Journal] Samford, Patricia. 1997. Response to Market: Dating English Underglaze Transfer-Printed Wares. Historical Archaeology. 31 (2), 1997, 24 Pages
  6. [Book], Jeffrey Snyder, Romantic Staffordshire Ceramics, Schiffer Publishing Ltd, Atglen, 1997, 2000, 7 Pages

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