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1938

  • We acquired this object.

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Pitcher, ca. 1780

This is a Pitcher. It was manufactured by John Turner. It is dated ca. 1780 and we acquired it in 1938. Its medium is unglazed stoneware (“black basalt”). It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

This object was bequest of Erskine Hewitt. It is credited Bequest of Erskine Hewitt.

Its dimensions are

11 x 14.5 x 6 cm (4 5/16 x 5 11/16 x 2 3/8 in.)

Cite this object as

Pitcher, ca. 1780; Manufactured by John Turner (Lane End, Staffordshire, England, 1759 - 1780); unglazed stoneware (“black basalt”); 11 x 14.5 x 6 cm (4 5/16 x 5 11/16 x 2 3/8 in.); Bequest of Erskine Hewitt; 1938-57-304

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