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Pitcher

Object Number: 
1972.17
Date: 
ca. 1785- 1815
Medium: 
Porcelain
Dimensions: 
Overall: 9 1/8 x 9 1/2 x 6 3/4 in. ( 23.2 x 24.1 x 17.1 cm )
Description: 
Porcelain pitcher with interlacing reeded handles terminating in molded floral sprays; on one side, grisaille image three-masted fully rigged ship flying the American flag; on the other side, a brown eagle holds a gilded oval medallion with illegible initials; beneath the spout is a small grisaille tree.
Gallery Label: 
According to the donor, the illegible initials were "JEC", which stand for John and Elizabeth Cox, grandparents of the donor's great grandmother, Sarah Cox Brown (1780-1855)
Credit Line: 
Gift of Nellie R. Kingsland
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group