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1998.1463.3 (RS23915)

Description

Earthenware. Part of toilet set consisting of covered slop pail, 2 pitchers, small jar and wash basin; white w/ brown and pink floral branch decoration; scalloped and gilded edges; ribbed necks.

Details

Maker
Mercer Pottery Co. (Maker)
Date
1868-1900
Inscriptions
On bottom: ""MERCER/ WARRANTED/ CHINA"" [w/ globe]--see worksheet for drawing. This mark used 1868-1900.
Location of origin
Trenton, NJ, USA
Associated Building
Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.).
Material
earthenware
glazing (coating)
painting (coating)
tin (metal)
Object type
Toilet Article
Places
New Jersey (United States)
Descriptive terms
Earthenware
earthenware
floral patterns
glazing (coating)
Painted
painting (coating)
PITCHER
pitchers (vessels)
Sprig
tin (metal)
Tin Glazed
Dimensions
7 x 6.75 (HxW), 5.25 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
1998.1463.3
Credit Line
Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker
GUSN
18807

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