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Jug, Samuel and Eli

Decorative Arts

On View: Decorative Art, 19th Century, 4th Floor
MEDIUM Stoneware
DATES ca. 1848
DIMENSIONS 8 7/8 x 5 1/4 x 5 1/8 in. (22.5 x 13.3 x 13.0 cm)
MARKINGS on bottom: black printed mark and registratiom mark; arms of Great Britain: Registation mark for 1848. B? = October.
SIGNATURE not signed
INSCRIPTIONS no inscriptions
COLLECTIONS Decorative Arts
MUSEUM LOCATION This item is on view in Decorative Art, 19th Century, 4th Floor
ACCESSION NUMBER 1994.158.5
CREDIT LINE Gift of Gretchen Adkins
CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Pitcher. Unglazed (inside glazed) buff stoneware. Pear-shaped with high relief scenes taken from a painting by John Singleton Copley of Samuel and Eli alternating with a rabbi. Scenes are set in ogive formed arches terminating in masks between foliage. Modeled ribbed C-shaped handle, separately molded and applied. Condition: Good. Base cracked and chipped. Belly: cracks under handle. Inside: dirty.
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