Pitcher: pink lustre w/"Iron Bridge at Sunderland"

Object Number: 
ca. 1825
Overall: 7 x 8 1/2 x 6 1/2 in. ( 17.8 x 21.6 x 16.5 cm )
inscribed: "WEST VIEW of the IRON BRIDGE/at SUNDERLAND built by R BURDON ESQ M.P./span 236 height 100feet/begun Sp [sic] 1793 open'd 9 Aug 1796" inscribed: by tavern scene: "Thus smiling at peril on the sea or on the shore/We box the old compass right ch
Molded pearlware printed on sides with view of iron bridge with many ships and in distance and on opposite tavern (?) with standing figure with glass and man seated at table with bottle; two British flags in barrel, painted with brown/red and blue stylized floral decoration painted in brown/red, pink, green, painted brown/red anchor under spout.
Gallery Label: 
This pitcher was also known as a Liverpool jug.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group