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Pitcher: bas relief portrait: Duncan

Object Number: 
INV.12748
Date: 
1810-1840
Medium: 
Earthenware
Dimensions: 
Overall: 5 1/2 x 5 1/8 x 2 1/2 in. ( 14 x 13 x 6.4 cm )
Marks: 
pencil marking: on sticker on underside of pitcher: "#83" pencil marking: on sticker on underside of pitcher: "6L"
Description: 
Pearlware "Pratt ware" pitcher; bulbous body narrowing at neck and base, with molded decoration; one side has figures of women in classical dress, other side with bust of man inscribed "DUNCAN" and ships on either side; neck with decoration of grapes and grape leaves, base with leafy motif; molded decoration highlighted with blue, green, and light brown paint.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group