English, possibly Liverpool
Height: 10 in. (25.4 cm.)
Medium or Technique
Creamware with transfer-printed decoration
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Creamware pitcher with transfer-printed decoration. One side depicts Franklin, Liberty, and a map of the United States, with the other side showing mottoes: “Union to the People of America” and “Civil and Religious Liberty to all Mankind.” The front showing the motto: “No toil is pain when Love’s the Gain.”
May 17, 2008, anonymous sale, American History Auctions, Rancho Santa Fe, CA, lot 2464, to Timothy Phillips, Cambridge, MA; 2012, gift of Timothy Phillips to the MFA. (Accession Date: February, 29, 2012)
Gift of Timothy Phillips in memory of Thomas F. Phillips, Jr.