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Pitcher

Decorative Arts

MEDIUM Porcelain
DATES ca. 1875
DIMENSIONS 6 1/2 x 6 3/4 x 6 1/2 in. (16.5 x 17.1 x 16.5 cm)
MARKINGS Registration mark appears twice, applied (February, year illegible-likely after 1867) and printed in brown paint (April 1874); company logo ("G" and "J" combined); "3651" and "[11]" all hand painted in red-orange paint; white paper adhesive label: "5697".
COLLECTIONS Decorative Arts
MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
ACCESSION NUMBER 1999.152.331
CREDIT LINE Gift of the Estate of Harold S. Keller
CAPTION George Jones & Sons Ltd. (1861-1951). Pitcher, ca. 1875. Porcelain, 6 1/2 x 6 3/4 x 6 1/2 in. (16.5 x 17.1 x 16.5 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of the Estate of Harold S. Keller, 1999.152.331. Creative Commons-BY
CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION White bodied molded pitcher with painted and applied flora and fauna. Truncated cone shaped body on flared circular base; flared neck and molded spout with molded blue bat on exterior. Body with asymmetrical transfer printed hand painted birds and leaves with flora and fauna, including standing ostrich and wild turkey in flight, in gray, green, pink, brown, and yellow. Applied molded handle of reptilian, dragon-like form painted blue with gold highlights. Asymmetrical transfer printed hand painted floral decoration to interior of spout, with gilded rim.
RECORD COMPLETENESS Meh (27%)
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