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Pitcher

Manufacturer: Josiah Wedgwood & Sons (English, founded May 1, 1759)

Region: Staffordshire (English, founded c. 1700)

Date: c. 1900
Medium: earthenware
Dimensions:
5 3/4 × 4 1/2 × 2 7/8 inches (14.6 × 11.4 × 7.3 cm)
Spout to Handle: 6 1/2 inches
Base Diameter: 2 7/8 inches
Classification: Food Services
Inscribed: C MS215 (handwritten, on base)
Markings: WEDGWOOD 24 5K23 MADE IN/ ENGLAND (impressed, on base)
Credit Line: Gift of Nelda C. Stark, 1981
Object number: 41.900.292
1965 Appraisal: 498
1979 York Appraisal: 301
Accession Number: 1981.361
DescriptionCircular shape base; integral spout; C-shaped dog shaped handle; fluted band at base; white ground; green background; white embossed hunting scene; black bands at base, neck, and rim.
Provenance: Probably W.H. Stark [1851-1936] and Miriam Lutcher Stark [Mrs. W.H. Stark, 1859-1936]; by inheritance to their son H.J. Lutcher Stark [1887-1965]; by inheritance to his wife Nelda C. Stark [1909-1999]; Gifted March 5, 1981 to the Nelda C. and H.J. Lutcher Stark Foundation; Accessioned to The W.H. Stark House