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Pitcher: 'gen'l Lafayette ... 1824'

Object Number: 
INV.12717
Date: 
1824-1840
Medium: 
Earthenware
Dimensions: 
Overall: 5 x 6 1/4 x 4 1/2 in. ( 12.7 x 15.9 x 11.4 cm )
Marks: 
printed: in black on neck: "First in war, First in peace, And First in the Hearts of his /Fellow Citizens." printed: in black on side: "Washington/ His Country's Father" printed: in black on opposite neck: "In Commemoration, of the / Visit, of General
Description: 
Molded pearlware with cylindrical neck, bulbous body, angular scrolling handle printed with inscriptions and side portrait medallion of George Washington, opposite is same of Lafayette, under spout spread eagle under three stars clutching laurel branch and arrows
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group