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Pitcher

Object Number: 
1952.23a
Date: 
1765-1790
Medium: 
Porcelain
Dimensions: 
Overall: 11 1/2 in. (29.2 cm)
Marks: 
dealer's label: on underside: "Jas A. Lewis & Son, Inc."
Description: 
Cabbage leaf molded soft paste porcelain mask pitcher with the face of a sleepy bearded man below lip and a c-scroll handle; the ovoid body is printed in underglaze blue with three naturalistic flower groups each separated by a butterfly; the straight cylindrical neck is painted with two fruit garlands; the top is bordered by a broad band of molded pointed leaves; handle has a flower spray; mark in the form of a painted, open crescent.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mr. Charles E. Dunlap
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group