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Pitcher: Success to the Saucy Polly

Object Number: 
1953.801
Date: 
1900-1950
Medium: 
Earthenware
Dimensions: 
Overall: 10 5/8 x 10 1/4 x 7 in. ( 27 x 26 x 17.8 cm )
Marks: 
printed: in black on base: "Wedgwood/ Etruria, England"; "G"; printed: in blue: "*" (star or sunburst motif) painted: in blue very faintly: "B" or "13" impressed: on base: "Wedgwood", "Made in England" painted: in black on exterior: " Success to the S
Description: 
Molded creamware with bulbous body and molded strap handle, inside surface flat as opposed to founded, rimmed in mossy green and printed in black with two different images of sailing ships flying American flags (one with nine stars around one central star) with emblems of crossed flags, anchor, and medallion with an eagle, hand colored in browns, blue, yellow, red with printed grape vine border, top and bottom, small geometric border edging top and bottom, and trumpet flower border on handle, all in black.
Gallery Label: 
This pitcher was also known as a Liverpool jug.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Clarence G. Michalis
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group