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Pitcher

Object Number: 
1961.314
Date: 
ca. 1840
Medium: 
Earthenware
Dimensions: 
Overall: 3 7/8 x 5 1/2 x 4 in. ( 9.8 x 14 x 10.2 cm )
Marks: 
printed: in black on exterior: "CENTENARY HALL.1839./LONDON"; "REVD J. WESLEY" opposite "REVD. J. WELEY [sic] BORN. JUNE 14TH/1703/HOLY BIBLE/DIED MAR 2ND/1791."
Description: 
Molded pearlware bulbous pitcher printed in black with view of a freestanding neoclassical building with strolling couple before it, portrait of a robed clergyman opposite, and depiction of Holy Bible on draped plinth under spout, handpainted black bands or accents on rim, handle, under spout.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Dr. Arthur H. Merritt
Provenance: 
The Dr. Arthur H. Merritt Collection of Anglo-American Historical Staffordshire
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group