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Melton Pitcher

This is a Pitcher. It was manufactured by Wedgwood. It is dated ca. 1875–85 and we acquired it in 1999. Its medium is glazed earthenware. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

This object was donated by Brooklyn Museum. It is credited Gift of the Brooklyn Museum of Art, Paul F. Walter Collection.

Its dimensions are

H x W x D: 19.5 x 14.2 x 8.6cm (7 11/16 x 5 9/16 x 3 3/8in.)

It has the following markings

On base, brown underglaze: "MELTON / [unicorn trademark] / WEDGWOOD & CO. [in a banner] / IV / 30 / 12 Rd R / C [in a shield]"

Cite this object as

Melton Pitcher; Manufactured by Wedgwood (United Kingdom); England; glazed earthenware; H x W x D: 19.5 x 14.2 x 8.6cm (7 11/16 x 5 9/16 x 3 3/8in.); Gift of the Brooklyn Museum of Art, Paul F. Walter Collection; 1999-42-12

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