Examples of Artifacts

Artifacts from ca. 1850 privy pit after initial washing.


Nineteenth century English pottery from 810 Royal.


Glazed earthenwares (left), mocha creamware (top right), and majolica  (lower right) from eighteenth century components.

Lead baling seal.

Etched glass tableware.

1722 ‘Colonies Francoise’ copper coin.

Blue hand-painted Chinese porcelain with brown exterior.

Pottery from French Colonial component, incl. polychrome, blue hand-painted, & undecorated French faience, Saintonge style green-glazed earthenware, red-filmed hand-built pottery, & shell-tempered pottery

Overglaze hand-painted Chinese porcelain, from mid-18th century component.

Artifacts from early part of the Spanish colonial era (ca. 1770s), including shell-tempered Native American pottery, creamware, faience brune, and majolica.

Olive wine bottle from 1790s cess pit.

Blue transfer-printed and blue hand-painted pearlware, from 1790s component.

Ca. 1790s cess pit artifacts, including shell-edged pearlware, tin-glazed pottery, creamware plate and bowl, blue hand-painted pearlware, mocha pearlware, and overglaze hand-painted creamware.

English ‘Liverpool creamware’ with patriotic transfer-print celebrating American Revolution, made for export back to American markets, ca. 1790.

English black-printed creamware, apparently the “Gretna Green, or the Red Hot Marriage” pattern. Thanks to Helen Bouzon for figuring it out!

Early English blue transfer-printed pearlware bowl, ca. 1795-1810, recovered from test at rear of 810 Royal property.

Examples of shell-tempered Native American pottery recovered from 810 Royal shovel tests.

Examples of eighteenth century pottery types recovered from 810 Royal, including (clockwise from upper left): mottled lead-glazed earthenware, English creamware with mocha decoration, Spanish majolica, and French Saintonge-glazed earthenware.

Examples of nineteenth century English pearlware and whiteware recovered from 810 Royal, including transfer-printed, shell-edged, and annular varieties.