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Pitcher

1949.610 (RS119726)

Description

Semi-vitrified white clay border with underglaze blue transfer print decoration. Round squat body with circular foot ring. Cylindrical mouth terminating in triangular spout with floral border bands interior and exterior. Flat-topped handle in molded and decorated bamboo form with inscriptions and US Seal with legend.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1820-1830
Inscriptions
In medallion: Washington/HIS COUNTRY'S Father FIRST IN WAR... FAYETTE/THE NATIONS GUEST COMMEMORATIVE OF THE VISIT OF GEN. LA FAYETTE TO THE U.S. OF AMERICA, IN THE YEAR 1824 At United States Seal: REPUBLICANS ARE NOT ALWAYS UNGRATEFUL Mark on bottom: [symbol of three o's]
Location of origin
England, Staffordshire
Associated Building
Original to Hamilton House (South Berwick, Me.).
Material
bamboo (material)
glazing (coating)
pearlware
tin (metal)
transfer printing
Object type
Food Service T&E
Descriptive terms
Bamboo
bamboo (material)
Commemorative
commemoratives
glazing (coating)
Medallion
Pearlware
pearlware
PITCHER
pitchers (vessels)
Revolutionary War
tin (metal)
Tin Glazed
Transfer Printed
transfer printing
wars
People and organizations
Lafayette, Marie Joseph Paul Yves Roch Gilbert Du Motier, marquis de, 1757-1834
Washington, George, 1732-1799
Dimensions
4.75 x 6.25 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1949.610
Credit Line
Bequest of Elizabeth R. Vaughan
GUSN
7810

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