Overall: 7 1/2 x 7 x 5 1/4 in. ( 19 x 17.8 x 13.3 cm )
Porcelain pitcher with magenta enamel around neck and molded leaves and branch with green enamel and gilding; peach-colored enamel around base; handle shaped like branch and highlighted with gilding; inscription in gilding.
Gift of Mrs. J. Harper Skillin
scratched: on underside of pitcher: [illegible] printed: in gold on both sides: "Mr. & Mrs. Harper"
The pitcher was presented by Mayor James Harper (1795-1869) as a wedding gift to the great-grandmother of the donor's husband, James Harper Skillin.
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