Pitcher

Object Number: 
1961.313
Date: 
1824-1840
Medium: 
Earthenware
Dimensions: 
Overall: 4 x 5 1/2 x 3 3/4 in. ( 10.2 x 14 x 9.5 cm )
Marks: 
printed: beneath base: "Z" stamped: on base of handle: "24" printed: on rim: "IN COMMEMORATION OF THE/VISIT, OF GEN. LAFAYETTE TO/THE U.S. OF AMERICA, IN THE YEAR/1824" printed: around portrait: "FAYETTE/THE NATIONS GUEST" printed: on rim: "FIRST IN W
Description: 
Pearlware pitcher with angular bamboo-shaped handle; blue transfer print portraits of Lafayette and George Washington; floral border in interior rim.
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