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Pitcher: Robert Fulton/Apotheosis of Washington...

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Overall: 11 x 10 1/2 x 7 1/2 in. ( 27.9 x 26.7 x 19 cm )
printed: on side in black: "Apotheosis" printed: on opposite side in gold: "Robert Fulton" printed: under spout in black: "E PLURIBUS UNUM"
Molded creamware pitcher with applied handle rimmed in gold and printed in black on side with image of a sailing ship flying American flag with green, yellow, red, and blue overglaze and printed with oval medallion with scene of George Washington being summoned to heaven by angels, printed under spout with spread eagle and shield under spout; there is a tag on the base which reads "Dec 17, 09. on it.
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This pitcher was also known as a Liverpool jug; the view is of the frigate the 'Robert Fulton'.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group