Pitcher: Jones and Caroline Roberts
Overall: 7 3/8 x 9 x 7 in. ( 18.7 x 22.9 x 17.8 cm )
Molded pearlware pitcher with strap handle; pink luster bands around rim, spout, and foot, and decoration on handle; marbled pink luster on neck bound below by yellow and black band; two black transfer printed views on body highlighted with green, blue, and yellow enamel, depicting 1) a man , a woman, and two children standing by the sea shore, the woman is weeping and there is a ship in the background; 2) a rigged two masted ship at sea; beneath the spout and handle are hand-painted flowers
Gift of Miss Jean Morron and Mr. and Mrs. L.R. Burch in memory of John R. Morron and Belle G. Morron
printed: in black ink below view # 1: "SAILORS, FAREWELL/Sweet, oh! Sweet is that sensation,/Where two hearts in union meet;/But the pain of Seperation,/ Mingles bitter with the Sweet"
printed: in black ink below view # 2: " Majestically slow before the breeze, /The [t]all ship marches on the azure seas,/ In silent pomp she cleaves the watery plain/ The pride and wonder of the billowy main."
printed: in black ink below the spout: "John and Caroline/ Roberts"
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