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Pitcher

Manufacturer: Herculaneum Pottery (English, 1793 - 1841)

Medium: creamware with transfer print
Dimensions:
6 1/2 × 7 1/2 × 6 inches (16.5 × 19.1 × 15.2 cm)
Base diameter: 4 inches
Classification: Food Services
Credit Line: Gift of Nelda C. Stark, 1981
Object number: 41.56.3
Accession Number: 1981.334
1965 Appraisal: 388
1979 York Appraisal: 260
DescriptionCircular base; straight vertical neck; integral spout; C-shaped handle; cream ground; black band at base, neck, and rim; black trim on spout and handle; in black on side: Captain JONES of the Macedonia above portrait with ship on either side and cannon below; in black on reverse side: Captain HULL of the Constitution above portrait with ship on either side and cannon with rifle below.
Provenance: 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
Terms
  • Men
  • Firearm
  • Musical Instrument
  • Sailboat
  • Cannon