Not on view
This charger bears slip decoration typical of the pottery from Huntington, New York. Huntington, Long Island, was rich in clay deposits, spawning a number of small wood-fired potteries, the first dating to the late eighteenth or early nineteenth centuries. Their location on Long Island Sound was ideal for transporting their wares by boat to markets in New York City and Connecticut. The bold, symmetrical design was applied with the aid of a tin stamp, which was dipped in slip and pressed onto the slab of clay, a novel technique unique to Huntington.
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