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Pitcher, 1853-1858
United States Pottery Company

Bennington, Vermont
Parian, porcelain, H: 7 1/8 in, D: 4 in, W: 5 in
Gift of Kenneth E. Jacobs, Nancy Jacobs Martin and William D. Jacobs, in memory of Grace and Robert Jacobs, 2003  2003.38.5
On View
"274" in pencil on bottom; the lot number from the second Charles Green sale in 1955. "55-142-G2" in ink on bottom, collectors' accession number, indicating that it was purchased at the second Green sale in 1955.

"Ribbon" mark in low relief on bottom; "U.S.P." in upper section, "No. 10" at right (indicating Paul and Virginia pattern line) and "14." in lower loop--probably a size indicator.

Provenance: Purchased by Grace and Robert Jacobs in 1955 at the second Dr. Charles Green sale, NYC.
Keywords: Parian, Porcelain, Pitcher, Slip casting, Palm tree