Swasey bean pot, Portland, ca. 1900

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Swasey bean pot, Portland, ca. 1900

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Description

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."

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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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485 Congress Street, Portland, ME 04101
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