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Pitcher

Description

Empire style form. Scalloped rim with broad spout, circular neck flares out at waist. Elaborately molded 'C' shaped handle. Blue transfer printed decoration of scrollwork and flowers inside mouth, on neck, lower body has romanticized African scene with 2 black figures in sailboat in front of half timbered two-story house with thatched roof. Marked with maker "W&C" and "African" on bottom.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1825-1850
Inscriptions
African
W&C
Location of origin
England
Associated Building
Original To Winslow Crocker House (Yarmouth Port, Mass.).
Material
earthenware
Object type
Food Service T&E
Descriptive terms
earthenware
Pitcher
pitchers (vessels)
People and organizations
Thacher, Mary
Dimensions
8 3/16 x 9 3/4 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1999.437
Credit Line
Estate of Guido Perera
GUSN
255012

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