Pitcher

Pitcher

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Description
Homer Laughlin China Company, who manufactured the infamous “Fiesta ware” line, began as a partnership between the two Laughlin brothers, Homer and Shakespeare, in 1873. The company sold primarily Rockingham and yellow ware then later expanded their market to make semi-vitreous dinner, hotel, and toilet wares as well as white granite products.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
Pitcher
date made
unknown
1902-06
c. 1890-1900
c. 1880-1900
place made
United States: Ohio, East Liverpool
Physical Description
black (overall color)
brown (overall color)
polychrome (overall surface decoration color name)
ceramic (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 8 1/4 in x 5 in; 20.955 cm x 12.7 cm
overall: 8 1/4 in x 6 3/8 in x 5 1/2 in; 20.955 cm x 16.1925 cm x 13.97 cm
ID Number
CE.379572
catalog number
379572
accession number
150313
Credit Line
Gift of Mrs. Marcus Benjamin
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Home and Community Life: Ceramics and Glass
Art
Domestic Furnishings
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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