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Decorative Arts

On View: Great Hall, 1st Floor
MEDIUM Porcelain
DATES ca. 1850-1860
DIMENSIONS 9 1/2 x 9 3/4 x 6 1/2 in. (24.1 x 24.8 x 16.5 cm)  (show scale)
MARKINGS no marks
SIGNATURE no signature
INSCRIPTIONS one side bears inscription: "Samual Miller / Chestnut St house'
COLLECTIONS Decorative Arts
MUSEUM LOCATION This item is on view in Great Hall, 1st Floor
CREDIT LINE Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Jay Lewis
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CAPTION Pitcher, ca. 1850-1860. Porcelain, 9 1/2 x 9 3/4 x 6 1/2 in. (24.1 x 24.8 x 16.5 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Jay Lewis, 84.176.2. Creative Commons-BY
IMAGE side, 84.176.2_PS5.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2012
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CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Scalloped rim with handle in shape of forked branch. Magenta, green, cream and gold decoration with molded oak leaves and branches in high relief. Decoration on opposite side consists of a figure of man holding straw hat, a view of a mill to his left and five stacks of grain to his right, one inscribed "Penna Wheat", another "Old Rye", the third "CORN". Inscribed above the figure a single bar of musical notation and above that "PSALM 1". Body French or American, deoration American. CONDITION: Good
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