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Pitcher: mottled brown/green/cream

Object Number: 
1966.5
Date: 
1800-1840
Medium: 
Earthenware
Dimensions: 
Overall: 7 3/8 x 6 1/8 x 4 3/8 in. ( 18.7 x 15.6 x 11.1 cm )
Description: 
Wheelthrown yellow ware baluster-shaped pitcher, banded at waist, and banded under rim with cabled border, footed with grooved strap handle with protruding terminus, mottled brown 'Rockingham' glaze with copper green patches.
Gallery Label: 
This type of pitcher was also known as Whieldon ware. It belonged to Matthew and Elizabeth Sharpe of Conshohocken, Pa.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Katharine Prentis Murphy
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group