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Pitcher

Object Number: 
X.171
Date: 
ca. 1840-1850
Medium: 
Earthenware
Dimensions: 
Overall: 31 x 27 x 20 in. ( 78.7 x 68.6 x 50.8 cm )
Marks: 
printed: in circle: "ISAAC D. AKIN ESQ/ MERCHANT/ NEW YORK"; on base: "IRONSTONE/ [Phoenix bird] / COREA / J. CLEMENTSON"
Description: 
Molded "Corea" pattern ironstone pitcher printed in black with "oriental" landscapes (9) around shoulder and lower half of body, several smaller views and floral decals; border pattern of arabesques and roses on two-toned backgrounds on interior and exterior rim and on scrolling handle.
Gallery Label: 
This massive pitcher was probably intended as an advertising piece for a shop window. It was made in Staffordshire, England for New York City merchant Isaac D. Akin.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group