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Jug, Samuel and Eli

Decorative Arts and Design

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
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.
MUSEUM LOCATION This item is on view in Decorative Art, 19th Century, 4th Floor
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