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Pitcher

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

Date: 1891 - 1908
Medium: jasperware
Dimensions:
5 5/8 x 7 inches (14.3 x 17.8 cm)
Classification: Food Services
Inscribed: 24 / 7 (impressed, on base); Dutch / jug 243 / beh (handwritten in pencil, on base)
Markings: WEDGWOOD / ENGLAND (impressed, on base)
Credit Line: Gift of Nelda C. Stark, 1981
Object number: 41.76.4
Accession Number: 1981.394
1965 Appraisal: 502
1979 York Appraisal: 343
DescriptionCircular shaped; integral spout; C-shaped handle; blue ground; white classical figures, cherubs and trees on sides; floral rope garland with oval floral medallions on neck and handle; glazed white interior.
Provenance: W.H. Stark [1851-1936] and Miriam Lutcher Stark [Mrs. W.H. Stark, 1859-1936][1]; 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 | 1. See 1921 American Appraisal Company Appraisal of Furnishings of the Residence of W.H. Stark Orange, Texas. Page 162 entry 4.
Terms
  • Women
  • Cupid