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"Corn" Pitcher


Charles Cartlidge and Company (US, 1848 - 1856)

Pitchers decorated with relief-molded ears and stalks of corn were made by more than one pottery in the United States. The corn is, of course, a symbol of the bounty of America, a popular theme during this period.

Place object was created: Greenpoint, NY

hard-paste porcelain, gilding (material)

Measurements:    height: 10.125 inches    width: 10.125 inches    depth: 6.375 inches

Gift of Jay and Emma Lewis 1999.149.3

Currently on view at Mint Museum RANDOLPH