Pitcher: Bonaparte Dethron'd April 1st 1814

Object Number: 
1951.130
Date: 
1814-1815
Medium: 
Earthenware
Dimensions: 
Overall: 6 7/8 x 6 7/8 x 5 3/4 in. ( 17.5 x 17.5 x 14.6 cm )
Marks: 
printed: in black on neck: "BONAPARTE DETHRONED APRIL 1ST 1814" printed: in black in lower left: "Engrave" printed: within view: "Oh destitute Boney/ Where are you now" "Down with Boney, galloping Boney, where are you now" "Where is he going to " "To El
Description: 
Molded pearlware pitcher with broken scroll handle and a caricature scene transfer printed in black with enamel highlights and hand coloring in green, gray, blue, red-brown, and yellow; brown bands on rim, spout, neck, foot, and decorations on handle; the view shows groups of people in different costume speaking to each other with inscribed quotation balloons.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Miss Jean Morron and Mr. and Mrs. L.R. Burch in memory of John R. Morron and Belle G. Morron
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group