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Unglazed red earthenware money box. This style and shape of money box was made for at least four centuries and could be glazed or left unglazed.  A similar money box in the collections of the Museum of London has been dated broadly between c. 1580 and 1900. It is possible that this bank was made by a Baltimore potter. 18BC80

Site: 18BC80  Privy 19A01

Context: Brick lined privy, Lot 98. Privy associated either with African-American or German immigrant neighborhood.

Site Date Range: Late 19th to early 20th century 

Materials: unglazed red earthenware

Dimensions: 3.75” height; 1.50” base diameter

Description: Unglazed red earthenware money box. This style and shape of money box was made for at least four centuries and could be glazed or left unglazed.  A similar money box in the collections of the Museum of London has been dated broadly between c. 1580 and 1900. It is possible that this bank was made by a Baltimore potter.

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