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pitcher
  • Davenport & Co.
    active 1793–1887
  • pitcher, early 1800s
  • Where object was made: Staffordshire, England, United Kingdom
  • porcelain
  • Object Height/Width: 13.7 x 20 cm
    Object Height/Width: 5 3/8 x 7 7/8 in
  • Gift from The Frank P. and Harriet C. Burnap Collection
  • Not on display
  • 1937.0072
Description

Porcelain pitcher with a bulbous shaped body, a straight top and a protruding lip. The handle is ear-shaped and scrolled at the top. The pitcher has a light lavender ground with white relief designs and scenes. On the side of the pitcher is a relief sporting scene with men on horses, hounds and a stag. There is a relief vine of oak leaves and acorns around the neck.