Pitcher: Sir Francis Burdett

Pitcher: Sir Francis Burdett
Title
Pitcher: Sir Francis Burdett
Date 
1812-1815
Medium 
Earthenware
Dimensions 
Overall: 6 1/2 x 7 1/2 x 5 1/2 in. ( 16.5 x 19 x 14 cm )
Description 
Molded pearlware pitcher with silver luster banding and two black transfer printed medallions with portrait busts 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 
1951.131
Marks 
inscribed: under spout: "SIR FRANCIS BURDETT/ Bart M.P./Committed to the Tower/6 April 1810./ by the House of Commons for firmly/ and disinterestedly asserting/ the legal rights of/ the British people." inscribed: on side # 1 (below bust portrait): "The determined enemy of corruption and the/ Constitutional friend of his SOVEREIGN." inscribed: on side # 2: another portrait of Burdett with the same inscription below
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group