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Pitcher

Object Number: 
1952.143
Date: 
ca. 1804
Medium: 
Earthenware
Dimensions: 
Overall: 9 1/8 x 9 x 7 1/4 in. ( 23.2 x 22.9 x 18.4 cm )
Marks: 
printed: on side: "SUCCESS TO AMERICA WHOSE MILITIA (illeg.) THAN STANDING ARMIES/ MAY IT'S CITZENS EMULATE SOLDIERS HEROES/ WHILE JUSTICE IS TEH THRONE TO WHCIH WE ARE BOUND TO BEND/ OUR COUNTRY'S RIGHTS AND LAWS WE EVER WILL DEFEND." printed: under sp
Description: 
Molded creamware pitcher with applied strap handle printed with medallion, with trumpet flower border, enclosing figure of man in uniform with cannon, ships, laborers behind and on other side view of sailing ship with American flag; printed black with overglaze green, red, yellow, and blue enamels undr spout: spread eagle with shield, clutching arrows and laurel branch.
Gallery Label: 
This pitcher was also known as a Liverpool jug.
Credit Line: 
Bequest of Mrs. J. Insley Blair
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group