On View: Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
13 x 14 x 10 3/8 in. (33 x 35.6 x 26.4 cm)
Diameter of base: 9 1/2 in. (24.1 cm) (show scale)
Painted in gold in top section of shield: "To the Assembly"
Painted in gold in the center of the wreath on one side: "Presented by the / M & M. Union"; on the other side: "Of the State / Of New York".
Gift of Alice Corey Robertson
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Attributed to Charles Cartlidge & Co. (1848-1856). Pitcher, ca. 1850. Porcelain, 13 x 14 x 10 3/8 in. (33 x 35.6 x 26.4 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Alice Corey Robertson, 64.83.3. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 64.83.3.jpg)
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Large white porcelain pitcher made from mold, with applied gilt and painted decorations. Flat base, bulging belly, and high arching spout with opposing ear-shaped handle molded like a branch. Relief decoration, highlighted with gilt, of acorns and oak leaf wreaths on either side of body and eagle atop shield and anchor below spout. On the shield, the stripes are painted dull red; the upper section is outlined in blue and contains the inscription, "To the Assembly." Additional inscriptions painted within the wreaths on both sides of the body.
CONDITION: Good, loss of gilding and cracks in glaze.
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