Crucible and Lid

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Object Name: 
Crucible and Lid
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
2003.7.3
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 42 cm, Diam (max): 26 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
1800-1850
Credit Line: 
Gift of William Asadorian
Primary Description: 
Crucible with lid used for glass making. Large dark grey ceramic vessel has pitted weathering and traces of glass over both interior and exterior surfaces. The lid is extremely weathered with traces of rust over both top and underside. Some corrosion may be from use in glass making, but object also appears to have been buried and then excavated.
Provenance: 
Asadorian, William, Source