Pitcher: Bonny in His New Clothes
Overall: 6 5/8 x 7 x 5 1/2 in. ( 16.8 x 17.8 x 14 cm )
Molded pearlware pitcher transfer-printed in brown with overglaze orange, pink, yellow, and green enamels; vignette of seated man in crown and female with four male figures and inscriptions; opposite shows standing male in large feathered hat, uniform and seated man; printed and painted stylized foliate border.
Gift of Miss Jean Morron and Mr. and Mrs. L.R. Burch in memory of John R. Morron and Belle G. Morron
inscribed: on side # 1: "BONNY in his NEW CLOTHES", Four admirers say "Health to your puifsant, high imperial mightnefses [sic] from your humble slaves and subjects" "Heavens!! Whta magnificence" Extravagance I say, when his subjects want clothes" " True me almost know'd" underneath print is written "Olive (?) desig"
inscribed: on side # 2:"For George, Ive quieten'd him. He's made a stir 'ith world long enough; now's my turn. I'll stir when my fire lights."
marked: underneath print: "Olive (?) desig"
printed collector's label: under spout: "20"
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