Pitcher: Old South Church

Object Number: 
1941.224
Date: 
ca. 1895
Medium: 
Earthenware
Dimensions: 
Overall: 5 1/4 x 7 1/4 x 5 1/4 in. ( 13.3 x 18.4 x 13.3 cm )
Marks: 
printed: on base: "OLD SOUTH CHURCH/WASHINGTON &MILK STS./TEA PARTY MET HERE/1773", "COPYRIGHT J.McD & S/1895", "C", "SOLE IMPORTERS/ JONES McDUFFEE & STRATTON/BOSTON (in circle with lion)", "WEDGWOOD/ETRURIA ENGLAND"
Description: 
Bulbous white-bodied pearlware molded pitcher with rounded handle, cylindrical neck; printed in blue on either side view of church tower and surrounding buildings, floral border and geometric border on handle. (Old South Church, Boston)
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. Irving McKesson
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group