Pitcher

Object Number: 
1937.630
Date: 
1840-1850
Medium: 
Earthenware
Dimensions: 
Overall: 11 x 11 1/2 x 9 1/4 in. ( 27.9 x 29.2 x 23.5 cm )
Marks: 
applied: and raised letters in white clay across shoulder: "W. GINGLEN RAIL ROAD DEPO"
Description: 
Yellowware pitcher molded with deer chase and boar chase in low relief around body; grapes, vines, and leaves on tall neck; crouching hound handle; lappets around body just under shoulder; greenish brown glaze on exterior, transparent glaze on interior.
Gallery Label: 
A William Ginglen, who died in the 1860s, is buried in Willow Grove Cemetery, New Brunswick, NJ. The inscription "W. Ginglen" may refer to this man or another individual. There are no American or English towns with such a name. The "lambrequin" (lappet) border is associated with the Salamander Works.
Credit Line: 
Purchased from Elie Nadelman
Provenance: 
The Folk Art Collection of Elie Nadelman
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group