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Pitcher

1935.914 (RS212418)

Description

Orange transfer-printed pitcher. Cream colored body. Two scenes on the body of the pitcher. One scene depicts Napoleon and John Bull standing over Europe. The other is a quote surrounded by a foliate and grape border.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1800-1810
Inscriptions
Printed on images: 1) ""THE GOVERNOR OF EUROPE stoped in HIS CAREER"" [below image] [Napoleon says:] ""Ah you tam John Bull/ You have spoil my Dance/ You have ruin all my Projets"" [John Bull replies:] ""I ax pardon Master Boney/ but as we say Paws of Pompey./ We kep this little spot to ourselves/ You must not dance here/ Master Boney"" 2) ""Success/ To the/ Volunteers""
Material
earthenware
glazing (coating)
transfer printing
Object type
Food Service T&E; Serving Vessels
Descriptive terms
earthenware
glazing (coating)
Pitcher
pitchers (vessels)
transfer printing
Vessel, Drink Serving
People and organizations
John Bull
Napoleon I, Emperor of the French, 1769-1821
Dimensions
5 1/2 (H) (inches)
Accession Number
1935.914
Credit Line
Gift of Miss Mary C. Wheelwright
GUSN
38023

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