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Underglaze brown transfer-printed design of "Canova" pattern: overall classical [Venetian?] scene with urn at right and gondola and temple at left; rim with scenic reserves of ship and urn alternating with floral reserves on stippled ground; white clay body; faceted globular form with circular foot; indented at neck with wide curvilinear spouted mouth; ornately molded S-scroll handle terminating in molded leaves.
Printed mark: ""T. & J. Mayer""
Original to Sayward-Wheeler House (York Harbor, Me.),
Mayer, Thomas, John (Maker)
Longport, England; Longport, England, Staffordshire
9.875 x 9.5 (HxW) (inches)
Gift of the heirs of Elizabeth Cheever Wheeler