Overall: 7 5/8 x 6 1/2 x 5 1/2 in. ( 19.4 x 16.5 x 14 cm )
Porcelain pitcher molded into the head and body (from below the waist up) of Theodore Roosevelt grinning from behind a moustache and spectacles, wearing a red bandanna and belted khaki shirt, toting a red book titled "Africa" and a rifle; handle formed of an elephant's head and trunk. All handpainted with overglaze enamels.
Gift of Dr. Arthur H. Merritt
printed: in green on base: "L (in wreath) /LENOX/Patent applied for/Design of Edward Penfield/ (conjoined) "TP" (in shield)/ The Toby Potteries of New York/A"
impressed: on belt "T.R."
impressed: on book's cover "AFRICA"
The Dr. Arthur H. Merritt Collection of Anglo-American Historical Staffordshire
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