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1943.257 (RS210781)

Description

Black transfer-printed earthenware pitcher. Black accents around mouth, foot, and handle. Two exterior scene depict a naval battle and the portrait of Captain Hull.

Details

Maker
Bentley, Wear & Bourne (Printer)
Bentley, Wear & Bourne (Engraver)
Date
1815-1823
Inscriptions
1) ""Bentley, Wear & Bourne Engravers & Printers, Shelton, Staffordshire/ The Constitution taking the Cyane and Levant [with smaller print ""Cyane"" and Levant"" under respective vessels] 2) ""Captain HULL of the Constitution"" 3) ""E PLURIBUS UNUM/ America""
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
Hull, Isaac, 1773-1843
U.S.S. Constitution
Dimensions
6 x 5 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1943.257
Credit Line
In memory of Dr. and Mrs. Charles Harrington
GUSN
42832

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