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Ashtray, transfer printed headless horseman

Ashtray, transfer printed headless horseman
Title
Ashtray, transfer printed headless horseman
Date 
ca. 1957
Medium 
Earthenware
Dimensions 
Overall: 5/8 x 4 1/4 in. ( 1.6 x 10.8 cm )
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
Object Number 
1957.256c
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" surrounding a mark.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group