Pitcher: Washington Irving

Object Number: 
1958.22
Date: 
ca. 1958
Medium: 
Earthenware
Dimensions: 
Overall: 7 1/2 x 8 x 6 in. ( 19 x 20.3 x 15.2 cm )
Marks: 
inscribed: "SHR [beneath insignia]/Washington Irving/1783-1859/Commemorating the 175th anniversary of his birth./April 3, 1958/ Sleepy Hollow Restorations/Tarrytown, New York On the/ Tappan Zee" printed: on bottom of exterior: marks of Wedgwood of Etruri
Description: 
Bulbous creamware pitcher with brown transfer printed engraving of Washington Irving on one side of exterior and Sunnyside, Irving's residence, on the other side, both images framed by curving branches of ivy; plain brown borders 1/8 inch wide located 1/4 inch from edge of base and 1/8 inch from edge of rim; loop handle.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Sleepy Hollow Restorations; Dr. Harold Dean, director
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group