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Creamware pitcher with transfer-printed decoration. One side shows figures of Peace, Plenty, and Independence, with the other side depicting an unidentified ship.

Provenance

Around 2008, sold by American History Auctions, Rancho Santa Fe, CA, to Timothy Phillips, Cambridge, MA; 2012, gift of Timothy Phillips to the MFA. (Accession Date: February 29, 2012)

Credit Line

Gift of Timothy Phillips in memory of Thomas F. Phillips, Jr.

English, possibly Liverpool, about 1790–1810

Dimensions

Height: 10 in. (25.4 cm.)

Accession Number

2012.31

Medium or Technique

Creamware, with transfer-printed decoration

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Ceramics