English, Staffordshire or Liverpool
H. 11 1/2 in.; W. 10 in.; Diam. 7 in.
Medium or Technique
Creamware, with transfer-printed and enamel decoration
Not On View
“Boston Fusilier” solder in red jacket on one side and “United We Stand, Divided We Fall” on the other, with eagle and shield below spout.
1790, possibly one of 100 pitchers commissioned by Samuel Jenks (b. 1731 – d. 1801), Charlestown, MA [see note 1]. About 1999/2000, William and Teresa Kurau (dealers), Lempeter, PA; about 1999/2000, sold by William and Teresa Kurau to Timothy Phillips, Cambridge, MA; 2011, year-end gift of Timothy Phillips to the MFA. (Accession Date: December 30, 2011)
 At the time, he was captain of the Independent Fusiliers of Boston.
Gift of Timothy Phillips in memory of Thomas F. Phillips, Jr.