Ashtray, transfer printed headless horseman

Object Number: 
1957.256c
Date: 
ca. 1957
Medium: 
Earthenware
Dimensions: 
Overall: 5/8 x 4 1/4 in. ( 1.6 x 10.8 cm )
Marks: 
printed: on reverse: "HEADLESS HORSEMAN/Legend of Sleepy Hollow/ By Washington Irving/His home, Sunnyside, is/ restored at Tarrytown, N. Y./Sleepy hollow Restorations"; "WEDGWOOD OF ETRURIA & BARLASTON/ MADE IN ENGLAND"; "ENGRAVED BY THE WEDGWOOD STUDIOS"
Description: 
Round creamware ashtray with transfer-printed engraving of the Headless Horseman from the "Legend of Sleepy Hollow" in center of bowl and arabesque border in relief on surrounding rim.
Credit Line: 
Purchase, Foster-Jarvis Fund
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group