Overall: 9 x 9 1/2 x 7 1/2 in. ( 22.9 x 24.1 x 19 cm )
Lead glazed earthenware (pearlware) pitcher with silver luster around neck and black transfer printed farm scenes with enamel highlights and inscriptions; urban scene with two smoking bottle kilns in the background on one side and rustic cottage with people dancing to the music of a violinist on the other; five men smoking and drinking in front of a tavern under spout.
Gift of Miss Jean Morron and Mr. and Mrs. L. R. Burch in memory of John R. Morron and Belle G. Morron
printed: in medallion under handle: "Friendship without Interest;/And Love Without Deceit."
printed: on one side: "Would you be wise and witty too,/Good Ale I'd recommend to you;/It soon will drive away all care,/And make you laugh & grin & stare."
printed: under spout: "JOLY [SIC] BOATMAN" beneath sign reading "SUCCESS TO THE TRADE"
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