Flowerpot, Portland, ca. 1840

Contributed by Maine Historical Society


The Benjamin Dodge Pottery Works in Portland made this classically shaped flower pot in about 1840.

The pottery works began in the late 1790s and continued to 1875.

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About This Item

  • Title: Flowerpot, Portland, ca. 1840
  • Creator: Benjamin Dodge Pottery Works
  • Creation Date: circa 1840
  • Subject Date: circa 1840
  • Town: Portland
  • County: Cumberland
  • State: ME
  • Media: Glazed redware
  • Local Code: A78-53-3
  • Object Type: Physical Object

For more information about this item, contact:

Maine Historical Society
485 Congress Street, Portland, ME 04101
(207) 774-1822 x219

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