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Pitcher

Pitcher
Title
Pitcher
Date 
1820-1830
Medium 
Earthenware
Dimensions 
Overall: 9 x 9 1/2 x 7 1/2 in. ( 22.9 x 24.1 x 19 cm )
Description 
Lead glazed earthenware (pearlware) pitcher with silver luster around neck and black transfer printed farm scenes with enamel highlights and inscriptions; urban scene with two smoking bottle kilns in the background on one side and rustic cottage with people dancing to the music of a violinist on the other; five men smoking and drinking in front of a tavern under spout.
Credit Line 
Gift of Miss Jean Morron and Mr. and Mrs. L. R. Burch in memory of John R. Morron and Belle G. Morron
Object Number 
1951.132
Marks 
printed: in medallion under handle: "Friendship without Interest;/And Love Without Deceit." printed: on one side: "Would you be wise and witty too,/Good Ale I'd recommend to you;/It soon will drive away all care,/And make you laugh & grin & stare." printed: under spout: "JOLY [SIC] BOATMAN" beneath sign reading "SUCCESS TO THE TRADE"
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group