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Object Name PITCHER
Catalog Number 0985.13.00236a
Date ca. 1760-1825
Description One of two pitchers of brown earthenware. Each has a hound dog handle and a body covered in relief forms of game animals. Each is marked "S & Co. 10" on the bottom.
Dimensions H-8 W-3.5 inches
Owned Mrs. G. T. Dearing
Made Isleworth Pottery
Provenance "A pair of fancy pitchers which were given to my mother by Mrs. Jefferson Davis when Col. Davis was a United States Senator." Given in 1849 while she was in Washington, D. C. They remained in the Dearing family until donated to the Museum.
People Davis, Varina Banks Howell [Mrs. Jefferson]
Howell, Varina Banks
Dearing, G. T., Mrs.
Search Terms Washington, D. C.
Subjects gifts