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Liverpool Pitcher

Description

Small, full-bellied form with flared foot and applied handle. Transfer prints and inscriptions on both sides in black. One side has a mourning scene at Washington's tomb, the other is showing a three-masted British ship under full sail. Glazed cream-colored body.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1800-1815
Inscriptions
On side of the pitcher, in a transfer print is: Washington in Glory/America in Tears. The other side reads: Success to Trade.
Location of origin
England
Associated Building
Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.).
Material
creamware
glazing (coating)
lead glaze
transfer printing
Object type
Food Service T&E
Descriptive terms
Commemorative
commemoratives
creamware
Creamware
Earthenware
glazing (coating)
lead glaze
Memorial
memorials
Pitcher
pitchers (vessels)
Ship
ships
Tomb
tombs
Trade
trade (function)
Transfer Printed
transfer printing
People and organizations
Washington, George, 1732-1799
Dimensions
7 1/4 (H) (inches)
Accession Number
1991.1692
Credit Line
Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little
GUSN
11357

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