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Pitcher: lily leaf design

Object Number: 
1941.73
Date: 
1850-1880
Medium: 
Porcelain
Dimensions: 
Overall: 8 5/8 x 6 1/2 x 5 in. ( 21.9 x 16.5 x 12.7 cm )
Description: 
Molded parian baluster-shaped pitcher on circular foot with a lotus blossom motif enveloping the vessel, large leaves of which surround middle; strap handle molded to resemble leaf; glazed interior.
Gallery Label: 

The United States Pottery Company (1847 - 1858) produced ornamental objects including yellow ware with Rockingham and flint enamel glazes, agate and granite wares, porcelain and parian. Technically innovative, the United States Pottery Company gained national prominence when its wares were featured in the 1853 Crystal Palace Exhibition in New York City.

Credit Line: 
Gift of Mr. Herbert D. Halsey
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group