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Small Diamond-Shaped Canton Covered Dish

Canton blue and white diamond-shaped small covered dish. Lid not original and broken.

ACC 1979.3

OBJ 1979.3.27

8 1/4” wide; 6 1/2” deep; 1 1/2” high

Estimated date: ca. 1750-1775

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…