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Toby pitcher

Object Number: 
1879.1
Date: 
ca. 1840-1845
Medium: 
Earthenware
Dimensions: 
Overall: 5 7/8 x 5 1/2 x 4 1/4 in. ( 14.9 x 14 x 10.8 cm )
Marks: 
impressed: within circle: "AMERICAN / POTTERYC. / O / JERSEY CITY, N.J."
Description: 
Molded yellow ware baluster shaped fluted pitcher; neck and spout molded as a man's head with tricorn hat; fine scrolling pattern around fluted sides; scrolling handle with acanthus leaf thumbpiece; mottled brown glaze.
Gallery Label: 
According to the donor, this toby pitcher is from the Old Ale House in New York City, located on the corner of Thames and Temple Streets until 1898.
Credit Line: 
Gift of K. E. Mount
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group