Overall: 10 1/4 x 9 1/4 x 6 1/2 in. ( 26 x 23.5 x 16.5 cm )
transfer-printed: in blue on underside of pitcher: "VIEWS OF THE/ERIE CANAL"
printed: on collector's label on underside of pitcher: "267"
Molded pearlware pitcher with dark blue transfer print of a view of the aqueduct bridge at Little Falls; bulbous-shaped pitcher with foliate curved handle, wide spout with molded feathered edge, and circular foot; top of interior and upper portion of exterior transfer-printed with floral decoration; bulbous area transfer-printed with two views of the Erie Canal; one view shows canal boats and locks with figures in foreground; second view shows aqueduct bridge with three arches. (Larsen, 3rd ed., no. 43)
Gift of Dr. Arthur H. Merritt
The Dr. Arthur H. Merritt Collection of Anglo-American Historical Staffordshire
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