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The E. Swasey & Co. pottery and glassware company operated at 273 Commercial Street in Portland from 1890 to about 1930.
Swasey made a wide array of utilitarian ceramics – including pots like this for baking beans. The lid is marked "2/E Swasey & Co., Portland, ME."
About This Item
- Title: Swasey bean pot, Portland, ca. 1900
- Creator: Swasey & Co., Portland
- Creation Date: circa 1900
- Subject Date: circa 1900
- Town: Portland
- County: Cumberland
- State: ME
- Media: Stoneware
- Dimensions: 15.7 cm x 19 cm
- Local Code: 2007.355
- Object Type: Physical Object
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