Pitcher: Grand Erie Canal

Object Number: 
INV.14421
Date: 
ca. 1824
Medium: 
Earthenware
Dimensions: 
Overall: 6 x 7 x 5 1/4 in. ( 15.2 x 17.8 x 13.3 cm )
Marks: 
printed: on base: "HE" printed: on side: "THE /GRAND ERIE CANAL/A SPLENDID MONUMENT OF THE/ ENTERPRISE & RESOURCES/ OF THE STATE OF/ NEW YORK./INDEBTED FOR ITS EARLY COMMENCEMENT/& RAPID COMPLETION TO TEH ACTIVE/ENERGIES. PREEMINENT TALENTS,/& ENLIGHTENE
Description: 
Straight neck, bulbous bodied pearlware pitcher with angular handle printed medium dark blue with inscriptions in wreathed cartouche either side three stacked cartouches between with rural, spread eagle and river views; floral surround border of medallions of canal boats.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group