ca. 1785- 1815
Overall: 9 1/8 x 9 1/2 x 6 3/4 in. ( 23.2 x 24.1 x 17.1 cm )
Porcelain pitcher with interlacing reeded handles terminating in molded floral sprays; on one side, grisaille image three-masted fully rigged ship flying the American flag; on the other side, a brown eagle holds a gilded oval medallion with illegible initials; beneath the spout is a small grisaille tree.
Gift of Nellie R. Kingsland
According to the donor, the illegible initials were "JEC", which stand for John and Elizabeth Cox, grandparents of the donor's great grandmother, Sarah Cox Brown (1780-1855)
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.