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Object Name: Toby pitcher
Date: ca. 1840-1845
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Medium: Earthenware
Dimensions: Overall: 5 7/8 x 5 1/2 x 4 1/4 in. ( 14.9 x 14 x 10.8 cm )
Place made: United States, Jersey City
Description: Molded yellow ware baluster shaped fluted pitcher; neck and spout molded as a man's head with tricorn hat; fine scrolling pattern around fluted sides; scrolling handle with acanthus leaf thumbpiece; mottled brown glaze.
Credit Line: Gift of K. E. Mount
Object Number: 1879.1
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Marks: impressed: within circle: "AMERICAN / POTTERYC. / O / JERSEY CITY, N.J."

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According to the donor, this toby pitcher is from the Old Ale House in New York City, located on the corner of Thames and Temple Streets until 1898.