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Eighteenth-Century Stoneware Kiln of William Richards Found on the Lamberton Waterfront, Trenton, New Jersey

Ceramics in America 2001

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  • Figure 1
    Figure 1

    Side view of the Richards stoneware kiln on the Delaware River waterfront in Lamberton, New Jersey. Scales are in feet and inches. (Courtesy, Hunter Research, Inc., Trenton, New Jersey.)

  • Figure 2
    Figure 2

    Side view of the Richards stoneware kiln showing vents in the chamber floor. Scales are in feet and inches.

  • figure 3
    figure 3

    End view of the Richards kiln displaying an opening for one of the two fireboxes in foreground with the floor of the kiln chamber beyond. Scales are in feet and inches.

  • Figure 4
    Figure 4

    Pipkin recovered from the Richards kiln. Salt-glazed stoneware. Scale is in inches and centimeters.

  • Figure 5
    Figure 5

    Two small sampler vessels or condiment pots from the Richards site. Salt-glazed stoneware. Scale is in inches and centimeters.

  • Figure 6
    Figure 6

    Chamberpot. Salt-glazed stoneware. Example of typical Richards multi-lobed floral design highlighted in cobalt. Scale is in inches and centimeters.

  • Figure 7
    Figure 7

    Examples of applied molded Bellarmine-like faces on sherds found during excavations. Scale is in inches and centimeters.

  • Figure 8
    Figure 8

    Cylindrical sagger with cut holes, excavated at the Richards stoneware kiln. Scale is in inches and centimeters.