Pitcher depicting Jenny Lind

Object Number: 
1945.243b
Date: 
1850-1870
Medium: 
Earthenware
Dimensions: 
Overall: 8 3/4 x 7 x 5 1/2 in. ( 22.2 x 17.8 x 14 cm )
Marks: 
printed: in brown on underside of base: "JENNY LIND [bird] J & MP BELL & CO."
Description: 
Refined white earthenware pitcher with brown transfer-printed pattern of Jenny Lind; molded pitcher with bulbous body, gently paneled sides, large spout, and rococo reverse C-scroll handle; transfer design includes scrolls around border and central image of Jenny Lind in landscape, with classical building in background. Pitcher goes with wash bowl 1945.243a.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Leonidas Westervelt
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group