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Pitcher: shipping port, lace border

Object Number: 
1961.311
Date: 
1810-1840
Medium: 
Earthenware
Dimensions: 
Overall: 10 1/2 x 8 3/4 x 6 1/2 in. ( 26.7 x 22.2 x 16.5 cm )
Marks: 
printed: beneath base: "Shipping port/Lace Border/RS"
Description: 
Earthenware (pearlware) pitcher with wide spout, lobed lip, and body and broken scroll handle; black transfer printed lace and flower border on interior and exterior of lip, handle and foot; scene of shipping port repeated twice on body (shipping port on the Ohio River in Kentucky).
Credit Line: 
Gift of Dr. Arthur H. Merritt
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group