S. Robert Teitelman Collection at Winterthur

Additional Image:

The prints on this side of the jug are not signed by the printer, but include The American Eagle and a quote from Thomas Jefferson's inaugural speech, an image of Washington entitled Success to AMERICA whose MILITIA is better than standing ARMIES, and  a Chain of States encircling the poem O Liberty Thou Goddess.



Shape Type: Miscellaneous

Pattern Type: Commemorative, Heraldic and Historical Events

Date: c. 1800-1812


  • Height: 17.76 in (45.10 cm)

Maker: Unknown

Printer: Francis Morris

Printer's Mark:

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Pearlware jug, Printed in purple by Francis Morris of Shelton, Staffordshire, England.

Remarkable for its size and range of decorative designs, this is one of few surviving jugs that appear to have been made for display purposes.  There are 35 individual prints on the piece with large and medium size examples on the body, small prints on the exterior and interior of the neck and...