• Chinese Export Porcelain Openwork Basket with Pitt Armorial
    Chinese Export Porcelain Openwork Basket with Pitt Armorial
  • Bombe Desk and Bookcase
    Bombe Desk and Bookcase
  • The Landing of the Pilgrims
    The Landing of the Pilgrims
  • Side Chairs
    Side Chairs
  • Penn's Treaty with the Indians
    Penn's Treaty with the Indians
 
  • Artist/Maker
  • Date Made c. 1820
  • Place Made
  • Materials Ceramics; Porcelain with overglaze enamels
  • Measurements
  • Funds donated by Monica and Hermen Greenberg Foundation
  • Room
  • Accession # 1985.0008.002

Chinese Export Cider Jugs for the American Market

During the early years of the new republic, the Great Seal of the United States, or one of its variations, was used frequently to decorate Chinese export porcelains for the American market.