Pitcher

Object Number: 
INV.12561
Date: 
1825-1840
Medium: 
Earthenware
Dimensions: 
Overall: 6 1/4 x 8 1/4 x 6 1/2 in. ( 15.9 x 21 x 16.5 cm )
Marks: 
printed: in black under view # 1: "GOD SPEED THE PLOW" "FARMERS' ARMS" printed: in black under view # 2: "Majestically slow before the breeze,/ the tall ship marches on azure seas,/ in silent pomp she clears the watery plain,/ the pride and wonder of te
Description: 
Molded pearlware pitcher with strap handle; purple luster splash decoartion around neck and foot, bound below neck by black and yellow band; two black transfer printed views on body, 1) depicts a man and woman standing on either side of the Farmers Coat of Arms, with a farm scene behind them, 2) depicts a rigged, two-masted ship; the views are highlighted in yellow, green, and red brown enamel; under the spout and handle are hand painted flowers.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Miss Jean Morron and Mr. and Mrs. L.R. Burch in memory of John R. Morron and Belle G. Morron
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group