ca. 1785- 1815
Overall: 9 1/8 x 9 1/2 x 6 3/4 in. ( 23.2 x 24.1 x 17.1 cm )
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.
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)
Gift of Nellie R. Kingsland
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.