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One-Quart Pitcher

circa 1850

Chester Webster (American, 1799 - 1882)

The Webster family had its roots in New England. Chester Webster’s pots are often distinguished by their precisely executed incised decoration, especially fish, birds, and flowers. This pitcher’s ornamentation includes not only a bird on a branch, but a Masonic compass and square.

Place object was created: Randolph County, NC

stoneware, salt glaze

Measurements:    height: 6.5 inches

Gift of the Mint Museum Auxiliary and Daisy Wade Bridges from the Collection of Walter and Dorothy Auman H1983.190.42

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