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Pitcher

1943.259 (RS209418)

Description

Blue transfer-print pitcher with molded designs on spout, handle, rim and shoulder. Transfer-print pattern depicting Lafayette, seated with a book in hand, at the tomb of Benjamin Franklin. Floral patterns are printed on the interior and exterior rim and handle.

Details

Maker
Attributed to Enoch Wood & Sons (Manufacturer)
Date
1824-1835
Inscriptions
"35" (printed)
"W" (impressed)
Location of origin
England
Material
earthenware
glazing (coating)
molding (forming)
transfer printing
Object type
Food Service T&E; Serving Vessels
Places
County of Staffordshire (England, United Kingdom) [county]
Descriptive terms
earthenware
glazing (coating)
molding (forming)
Pitcher
pitchers (vessels)
transfer printing
Vessel, Drink Serving
People and organizations
Franklin, Benjamin, 1706-1790
Lafayette, Marie Joseph Paul Yves Roch Gilbert Du Motier, marquis de, 1757-1834
Dimensions
8 x 9 (HxW), 7 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
1943.259
Credit Line
In memory of Dr. and Mrs. Charles Harrington
GUSN
42834
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