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Pitcher: Joseph Ball

Pitcher: Joseph Ball
Title
Pitcher: Joseph Ball
Date 
1814
Medium 
Earthenware
Dimensions 
Overall: 5 3/4 x 6 3/4 x 5 in. ( 14.6 x 17.1 x 12.7 cm )
Description 
Molded creamware pitcher, buff-colored with silver luster band around neck and spout, and on the thumb rest off strap handle; black transfer printed image on both sides of body depicts a crown above farm implements with an inscription above and below; there is a purple inscription below the 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 
1951.135
Marks 
printed: in black transfer printed images: "INDUSTRY LEADS MAN TO FAME AND LOVE/ AND PIETY SHALL CROWN HIS WORKS ABOVE" painted: in purple beneath spout: "Joseph Bale/1814/God speed the ploug [sic]"
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group