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Pitcher

Description

An earthenware pitcher. Cream body with pink lustre bands around base, neck, rim, and handle. Decorated with two black transfer prints depicting military battles.

Details

Maker
Bentley, Wear & Bourne (Engraver)
Bentley, Wear & Bourne (Printer)
Date
1815-1823
Inscriptions
Printed below images: ""Bentley Wear & Bourne Engravers & Printers Shelton, Staffordshire"" 1) ""THE WASP & REINDEER"" 2) ""Com. MacDonough's Victory on Lake Champlain Sepr. 11th 1814.""
Location of origin
Shelton, England, Staffordshire
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
Macdonough, Thomas, 1783-1825
Dimensions
7 1/2 x 4 3/8 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1935.915
Credit Line
Gift of Miss Mary C. Wheelwright
GUSN
38024

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