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Pitcher

Pitcher
Pitcher
Title
Pitcher
Date 
1796-1820
Medium 
Earthenware
Dimensions 
Overall: 7 1/4 x 6 1/2 x 5 in. ( 18.4 x 16.5 x 12.7 cm )
Description 
Pearlware pitcher with inverted baluster-shaped body with transfer-printed portrait of Washington (after Gilbert Stuart) on body with black-painted bands at base, shoulders, and rim with band of round and oval beads on neck.
Object Number 
INV.13057
Marks 
impressed: on base; "HERCULANEUM/ 6"
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group