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Visitor Information


Canton Tureen - No Top

Large Canton blue and white tureen (dark blue). Broken with piece missing on the side. No top.

ACC 1979.3

OBG 1979.3.12

11 1/2” wide; 4 3/4” high; 8 1/2” deep.

Estimated age: 1780

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…