Pitcher: Jefferson Peace Commerce and Homes

Pitcher: Jefferson Peace Commerce and Homes
Pitcher: Jefferson Peace Commerce and Homes
Pitcher: Jefferson Peace Commerce and Homes
Title
Pitcher: Jefferson Peace Commerce and Homes
Date 
ca. 1815
Medium 
Earthenware
Dimensions 
Overall: 7 3/4 x 8 1/2 x 6 in. ( 19.7 x 21.6 x 15.2 cm )
Description 
Molded creamware pitcher, bulbous with strap handle; black transfer printed decoration on both sides and beneath spout with red/orange, green, blue, and yellow overglaze depicting 1) two young men wearing hats and holding pipes, standing on either side of a shield with a cross, lion, and ark ;2) a fully rigged ship with three masts flying an American flag 3) (under spout) spread eagle with stars and inscriptions.
Credit Line 
Gift of Miss Jean Morron and Mr. and Mrs. L.R. Burch in memory of John R. Morron and Belle G. Morron
Object Number 
1951.140
Marks 
printed: in black on panel #3: on banner "E PLURIBUS UNUM" printed: in black on panel #3: encircling bottom half with eagle and "Peace Commerce and Honest Friendship with all Nations- E-[ntangling] Alliances with none- Jefferson"
Gallery Label 
This pitcher was also known as a Liverpool jug; it is possible that this pitcher was made in Staffordshire and printed in Liverpool.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group