Pitcher: Perry/Captain Jones

Object Number: 
1952.146
Date: 
1813-1825
Medium: 
Earthenware
Dimensions: 
Overall: 7 1/4 x 8 3/8 x 6 3/4 in. ( 18.4 x 21.3 x 17.1 cm )
Marks: 
printed: in black above panel # 1: "Captain JONES of the Macedonian" printed: in black above panel # 2: "We have met the Enemy and they are ours!/ PERRY"
Description: 
Molded pearlware pitcher with strap handle, trimmed with copper luster and decorated with two black transfer printed views with inscriptions 1) bust of man in uniform with cannon & cannon balls in front, ship on right, and flag and spears on left; 2) bust of man in uniform with powder keg, cannon, cannon balls, and swords in front, cannon and flag on right, and ship on left; copper luster trim around rim, spout, foot, neck, and decorating handle.
Credit Line: 
Bequest of Mrs. J. Insley Blair
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group