Pitcher: Lawrence/Decatur

Object Number: 
1943.447
Date: 
1814-1830
Medium: 
Earthenware
Dimensions: 
Overall: 4 1/2 x 5 1/2 x 4 1/4 in. ( 11.4 x 14 x 10.8 cm )
Marks: 
printed: on exterior: "DECATOR" printed: on exterior on opposite side: "Don't surrender the ship." /"LAWRENCE"
Description: 
Creamware pitcher with loop handle; black overglaze line Decatur and Lawrence framed by ships, laurel sprigs, flage, telescopes and military implements.
Gallery Label: 
This piece is almost identical to 1943.432.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Dr. Eugene H. Pool
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group