Pitcher: Jones and Caroline Roberts

Object Number: 
1951.137
Date: 
1810-1830
Medium: 
Earthenware
Dimensions: 
Overall: 7 3/8 x 9 x 7 in. ( 18.7 x 22.9 x 17.8 cm )
Marks: 
printed: in black ink below view # 1: "SAILORS, FAREWELL/Sweet, oh! Sweet is that sensation,/Where two hearts in union meet;/But the pain of Seperation,/ Mingles bitter with the Sweet" printed: in black ink below view # 2: " Majestically slow before the
Description: 
Molded pearlware pitcher with strap handle; pink luster bands around rim, spout, and foot, and decoration on handle; marbled pink luster on neck bound below by yellow and black band; two black transfer printed views on body highlighted with green, blue, and yellow enamel, depicting 1) a man , a woman, and two children standing by the sea shore, the woman is weeping and there is a ship in the background; 2) a rigged two masted ship at sea; beneath the spout and handle are hand-painted flowers
Gallery Label: 
According to the donor, the maker location is Sunderland.
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