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Pitcher Pitcher

This is a pitcher. It was designed by Laura Ann Fry and Laura Ann Fry and manufactured by Rookwood Pottery. It is dated 1884 and we acquired it in 1984. Its medium is earthenware. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

This object was donated by Marcia Goodman and William Goodman. It is credited Gift of Marcia and William Goodman.

  • Jug
  • tin-glazed earthenware; pewter mount.
  • Gift of Eugene V. and Clare E. Thaw.
  • 2017-20-11

Its dimensions are

H x diam.: 28.6 x 17.8 cm (11 1/4 x 7 in.)

It has the following markings

Underside of pitcher: [1] “ROOKWOOD”, impressed (manufacturer’s mark; 1984-1986)  [2] “1884”, impressed (date mark)  [3] “LAF”, incised (decorator’s mark)  [4] “64”, impressed (shape mark)  [5] “R”, impressed (claybody mark; red clay)

Cite this object as

Pitcher Pitcher; Designed by Laura Ann Fry (American, 1857 – 1943); USA; earthenware; H x diam.: 28.6 x 17.8 cm (11 1/4 x 7 in.); Gift of Marcia and William Goodman; 1984-84-6

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