Pitcher: Olphouse Mazard 1814
Overall: 5 3/4 x 6 1/2 x 5 3/8 in. ( 14.6 x 16.5 x 13.7 cm )
Molded pearlware with squared broken scroll handle silver luster resist pattern of grapes on vine on border of neck; printed in black with images of farm equipment, animals, and figures one side and poem on other bordered with small images of farm equipment; painted heart, stylized under spout with inscriptions.
inscribed: on one side:"TRUST IN GOD"
inscribed: beneath spout with heart: "OLPHOUSE MAZARD/1814/When this you see remember me"
inscribed: on opposite side: "IN GOD IS ALL OUR TRUST/Let the wealthy and great/ Roll in splendor and state/ I envy them not I declare it/I eat my own lamb/ My own chickens and ham,/ I shear my own fleece and I wear it./ I have lawns, I have bowers/ I have fruits I have flowers/ The lark is my morning alarmer/ Long life and success to the farmer."
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