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Pair of Creamware Compotes

​Pair of creamware compotes with marking of 8 on one and 35 on the other. Basket weave or wicker pattern with pierced edge on base and around the top. Inner liner solid. Small fluted flair handles. Evidence of lids or covers.

Object number: 1976.3.1

1976.3.2

Dimensions: 6 3/4” W x 3 3/4” H

Given in honor of Mrs. I. M. Procter (Lucy Marriott)

Estimated age: circa 1770



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