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Pitcher

Maker:
Rudolph T. Lux (b. Germany, 1815–1868)
Date:
1863
Geography:
Made in New Orleans, Louisiana, United States
Culture:
American
Medium:
Porcelain
Dimensions:
8 1/2 in. (21.6 cm)
Classification:
Ceramics
Credit Line:
Gift of Emma and Jay Lewis, 2011
Accession Number:
2011.321.11
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 774
Inscription: Within gold shield outlined in olive banches under the spout: [in all caps]
PRESENTED TO HIS EXCELLENCY BRIG. GEN. GEO. F. SHEPLEY
MILITARY GOVERNOR LOUISIANA SEPT. 1863

Marking: PAINTED & DECORATED
by
Rudolph Thr. Lux.
N.O. SEPT. '63

Gen. signed:
Lux. N.O. 1863
Liberty signed
Lux/N.O. '63
Purchased by Lewises from Northeast Auctions, August 16 & 17, 2003, lot 865
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