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Pitcher: Field Marshall Wellington Vittoria

Object Number: 
1951.134
Date: 
1810-1820
Medium: 
Earthenware
Dimensions: 
Overall: 7 3/8 x 8 1/2 x 6 3/4 in. ( 18.7 x 21.6 x 17.1 cm )
Marks: 
printed: in brown in view # 1: "FIELD MARSHAL/ WELLINGTON/VITTORIA[italics]" printed: in brown in view # 2: "COSSACK OF THE OURAL MOUNTAINS" printed: in brown in view # 3:" THE GREATEST GENERAL/ of the age/MARQUIS WELLINGTON/ DUKE OF CIUDAD RODRIGO/ Who
Description: 
Molded pearlware pitcher with squared broken scroll handle; silver luster resist band around neck with stylized floral swags and three brown transfer printed images on body; the first image depicts an officer on a horse with a lifted sword and other cavalry in background; the second shows a mounted cossack, and the third an inscription in a medallion with ramparts, a flag, and a cannon; highlights in orange, green, brown, and purple enamel overglaze.
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