Pitcher

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1800-1810

GUSN

GUSN-38023

Description

Orange transfer-printed pitcher. Cream colored body. Two scenes on the body of the pitcher. One scene depicts Napoleon and John Bull standing over Europe. The other is a quote surrounded by a foliate and grape border.

Details

Descriptive Terms

pitchers (vessels)
earthenware
glazing (coating)
transfer printing
Vessel, Drink Serving
Pitcher
Pitcher

Inscription

Printed on images: 1) ""THE GOVERNOR OF EUROPE stoped in HIS CAREER"" [below image] [Napoleon says:] ""Ah you tam John Bull/ You have spoil my Dance/ You have ruin all my Projets"" [John Bull replies:] ""I ax pardon Master Boney/ but as we say Paws of Pompey./ We kep this little spot to ourselves/ You must not dance here/ Master Boney"" 2) ""Success/ To the/ Volunteers""

People and Organizations

John Bull

Napoleon I, Emperor of the French, 1769-1821

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Food Service T&E; Serving Vessels

Dimensions

5 1/2 (H) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Mary C. Wheelwright

Accession Number

1935.914