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Object Name Pitcher
Artist Wood and Caldwell
Year Range from 1805
Year Range to 1818
Place of Origin Burslem, Staff., England
Description Pitcher with cylindrical neck, a shoulder that curves in very slightly before joining round body that tapers inward to meet a ringed base; arched, curved, rounded spout and applied ear-shaped handle composed of reversed “C” scrolls, the lower terminal of which is tightly scrolled. Molded grapevine decoration along the neck is white on robin’s egg blue ground and overlaps slightly onto one side of white spout and where handle attaches to neck. The applied molded decoration that completely encircles the middle of the pitcher is also picked out in white on the same blue ground and consists a bird hunting scene with two setters, one “at point” and the other running with tail up and head turned and one whippet standing in front of another one lying down all in a landscape of trees and shrubbery. The handle is also white and there is a white band below the neck which terminates at the ridge at the top of the shoulders.
Accession Number 2005.41