This rich flow blue transferware pitcher commemorates the American Independence of 1776. Around the rim are images of founding fathers and below signatures from the Declaration of Independence. On the body, images are of Faneuil Hall Boston, Washington’s Farewell to His Officers, Signing of the Declaration of Independence, Washington Crossing the Delaware and Independence Hall. The Liberty Bell appears inside the spout.
Rowland & Marsellus Company is a mark that appears on historical Staffordshire dating from the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. The pitcher is 7” tall and 6” wide at the base. Circa 1908. Backstamp: Historical Pottery R & M The Rowland & Marsellus Co Staffordshire England Rd No 527075.
Original piece, not a reproduction.