Remember the Maine Ceramic Pitcher 1898Remember the Maine Ceramic Pitcher 1898Remember the Maine Ceramic Pitcher 1898Remember the Maine Ceramic Pitcher 1898Remember the Maine Ceramic Pitcher 1898Remember the Maine Ceramic Pitcher 1898Remember the Maine Ceramic Pitcher 1898

Remember the Maine ceramic pitcher circa 1898. The pitcher features a lithograph portrait of Capt. C.D. Sigsbee in his uniform on one side and the USS Maine naval ship with the date Feb 15th 1898 on the other. The pitcher was made by LaBelle China and features panels of orange and blue with gold accents throughout on a white china base.

The USS Maine was sunk in Havana Harbor February 15, 1898 due to an explosion. The cause of the explosion is still unclear, but Spain was blamed at the time and the slogan ‘Remember the Maine’ became a rallying cry in the United States against the Spanish. The sinking of the Maine was a pivotal event in our subsequent entry into the Spanish American War.

Crazing can be seen on the inside of the pitcher. Some loss to the gold accents primarily on the rim and handle. There are no chips, cracks or repairs.

Date: 1898

Marks: LaBelle China

Size: Approximately 6 inches tall

Condition: Some crazing to pitcher as pictured. Some loss of gold accents on handle and rim. No cracks, no chips and no repairs

Item ID: 77NL27775

Remember the Maine Ceramic Pitcher 1898

$69 USD

Add to Cart
Questions about this item?
Email Shop

Another shopper has this item in their Cart or Wish List


Warhorse Antiques and Collectibles


Nancy Lamoreux
Tulsa
OK
  

Wide-ranging selection of unusual antiques at reasonable prices

Each antique and collectible object offers a window into the past and brings history alive in a tangible way.

Exclusive Ruby Lane Member since 2018

calculating shipping...

More from Warhorse Antiques and Collectibles