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Canton Vegetable Dish

Canton blue and white vegetable dish. Top is a replacement. Scarab repaired on top.

ACC 1979.3

OBJ 1979.3.29

9 1/4” wide; 8 3/4” deep; 2 1/2” high without top —-5 1/2” with top —-4 1/4”

Estimated date: 1800-1825

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…