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Creamware Sweet Dish

Three compartment sweet-meat dish. Flower chipped on handle. Triangular in concept with three 5” pockets. Use of vines and flowers for handles.

Object number: 1976.31.1

Dimensions: Three 4 4/8” x 2 3/4” pockets - height 1 1/4” - overall triangle measures 11 1/2"x 11 1/2’x 111/2”

Estimated date 18th century



What visitors say

Thank you so much for leading us on a guided tour of the Joel Lane House! I had no idea that the kitchen was separate from the main house, and how different the two are. I had always assumed that the most dangerous job for a slave was in the fields, but your expertise showed me that the kitchen (because of the heat and potential for fire) was actually the most dangerous for a slave woman…

Maggie