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Description

Cream bulbous body w/ copper lustre band around base, neck, and rim and on margins of loop handle, stylized copper lustre bellflower on spine of handle; black transfer printed scenes of King Henry IV and Merry Wives of Windsor.

Details

Label
In exhibit "Martha Anne Kuhn" at the Bostonian Society June 2000 to August 2000.
Maker
unknown
Date
1815-1830
Inscriptions
Printed under scenes: KING HENRY IV PART 1: ""No eye hath seen such scarecrows. I'll not march through coventry with them that's fire. Act 4 Scene 3"" MERRY WIVES OF WINDSOR: ""Alas what a noise/ Heaven forgive our sins. Act 5 Scene 5""
Material
copper (metal)
creamware
earthenware
glazing (coating)
lusterware
tin (metal)
transfer printing
Object type
Food Service T&E
Descriptive terms
Bellflower
copper (metal)
Copper Lustre
creamware
Creamware
Earthenware
earthenware
glazing (coating)
husk (motif)
lusterware
PITCHER
pitchers (vessels)
Shakespeare
tin (metal)
Tin Glazed
Transfer Printed
transfer printing
People and organizations
"King Henry IV"
"Merry Wives of Windsor"
Dimensions
6.75 (H) (inches)
Accession Number
1982.221
GUSN
50199

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