Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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  • John Shortnose
    active: England, United Kingdom
  • pitcher, early 1800s
  • Where object was made: England, United Kingdom
  • porcelain?
  • Object Height/Width: 18.7 x 15.6 cm
    Object Height/Width: 7 3/8 x 6 1/8 in
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 1928.6738

Porcelain? Davenport pitcher with a nautilus pattern. It is white with dark green painted decorations of leaves and buds. There is a large leaf underneath the lip, outlined in green. The bottom part of the pitcher is ribbed in swirls and there are green bands of trim.