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American Decorative Arts

Sherds of Slave-Made “Colonoware”

1700–1800

Low-fire earthenware

Gift of Henry S. Hacker, B.A. 1965, by exchange; bequest of Olive Louise Dann, by exchange; and Friends of American Arts Acquisition Fund
2018.47.3
Geography: 
Made in Charleston County, South Carolina
Excavated in South Carolina, Copper River
Status: 
Not on view
Culture: 
American
Period: 
18th century
Classification: 
Containers - Ceramics
Provenance: 

Old Slave Mart Museum, Charleston, South Carolina, before 1987; by purchase to Acacia Collection of African Americana, Savannah, Georgia, 1989–2017; Slotkin Folk Art Auction, Buford, GA, 11 November 2017, lot 86; by purchase to Robert Hunter, Williamsburg, Virginia, 2017–18; by purchase to Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn.

Note: This electronic record was created from historic documentation that does not necessarily reflect the Yale University Art Gallery’s complete or current knowledge about the object. Review and updating of such records is ongoing.