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Pumpkin Porcelain Pitcher

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Pumpkin Pitcher, 1890-1935, porcelain, 2.75 inches high, Nella Moss, 1936.4.1562.

A miniature pitcher in the shape of a pumpkin with an orange and green smiling face and a red button nose painted under the spout. The story of the jack-o’-lantern is retold in different forms across Western Europe, with variations being present in the folklore of Norway, Sweden, England, Ireland, Wales, Germany, Italy and Spain.

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