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6 1/2 x 6 x 4 1/2 in. (16.5 x 15.2 x 11.4 cm) (show scale)
impressed on bottom: J.S.T. & Co. / Keene NH.
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Jay Lewis
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Hampshire Pottery. Pitcher, ca. 1892. Glazed earthenware, 6 1/2 x 6 x 4 1/2 in. (16.5 x 15.2 x 11.4 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Jay Lewis, 86.242.3. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 86.242.3_PS5.jpg)
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Pitcher, glazed earthenware. Oval body flares to broad midpoint then returns to narrow neck which rises to pointed spout and s-shaped handle. Exterior of body is pale yellow or ivory with areas of gold decoration in cloud-like forms; handle and spout are gold. On front, painted in dark brown, a witch on broomstick in starry sky chasing bats; on back, three crossed pins, 1692.
CONDITION: Glaze crazed, otherwise fine.
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