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Native American Pottery195 of 195Unknown native American potteryUnusual Terra Cotta Incised and Relief Decorated Vessel 7" x 8" Dia. / Unknown Maker and Age
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Posted 5 years ago

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jberg
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I have no idea what tyoe of stone crock this is but I use itas a flower pot holder in the summer ,fall
I would love to know about it approx 20" H

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  1. TRIKER TRIKER, 5 years ago
    Looks like a Crucible. Used for melting metals. Possibly Copper by the greenish looking residue.
  2. VikingFan82 VikingFan82, 5 years ago
    That would be my guess too. Where'd you get it?
  3. kristin1970, 4 years ago
    Northern Native American (Nipmunk) Google massachusetts Native American Musems it will give places to go to and historians to speak with on this pot. The book (the New England Indians) copy right 1996 by C Keith Wilbur will also explain how why and when all of this took place. I also enjoyed the book (Early History Of Webster , Dudley And Oxford) copy right 2001 by Paul J. Maacek and James R.Morrison . Please take care of your pretty stone crock it is a great find
  4. ho2cultcha ho2cultcha, 3 years ago
    definitely a crucible. i've seen some just like it from a studio where they cast bronze statues. they are very collectible as modern urns or planters.
  5. jberg, 9 days ago
    I am not sure where this pot came from I usually put a potted plant in it ,if anyone has interest in it let me know
    thanks
    Jan
  6. bobby725 bobby725, 9 days ago
    Is it made of stone or metal? if stone, I might be interested.
  7. ho2cultcha ho2cultcha, 9 days ago
    me! i had one i really liked a lot and it was stolen from my nursery. email me at pete@eastbaywilds.com

    thanks!
  8. jberg, 9 days ago
    its stone ,had it for 31 yrs in my garage ...lol still there
  9. bobby725 bobby725, 9 days ago
    it looks native american to me. What part of the country?
  10. ho2cultcha ho2cultcha, 9 days ago
    it really is a crucible - used for lost wax casting of bronze pieces.
  11. jberg, 9 days ago
    I am in Ohio ,Geauga County
    not sure where it came from
  12. TubeAmp TubeAmp, 9 days ago
    http://bobointeriors.com/shop/foundry-crucibles-2/

    T A
  13. jberg, 9 days ago
    interesting thanks ,bear with me new to using this web site

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