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Pitcher

Designer:
Designed by Karl L. H. Müller (ca. 1820–1887)
Manufacturer:
Manufactured by Union Porcelain Works (1863–ca. 1922)
Date:
1875
Geography:
Made in Brooklyn, New York, United States
Culture:
American
Medium:
Porcelain
Dimensions:
H. 9 1/4 in. (23.5 cm)
Classification:
Ceramics
Credit Line:
Gift of Emma and Jay A. Lewis, 1991
Accession Number:
1991.358.2
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 706
Marked on the base with Müller’s cipher and incised on the side with the initials and date “U.P.W. / N.Y.– / 1875,” this is the prototype for the nearby “Heathen Chinee” pitcher.
Inscription: incised on side: U.P.W. / N.Y. / 1875. incised H M on bottom, on applied molded disk: K L / [Indian on horseback]
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