Antique United States Army Medical Department Pitcher - Shenango China circa 1910-1920s
The motto of the United States Army Medical Department is Experienta et Progressus (experience and progress) - a declaration of the department's forward movement on the medical front since the 1700's.
First established in 1775, the role of the United States Army Medical Department was to provide medical service and attention for the Continental Army during the Revolutionary War. 250 years later, it is still going strong, caring for the medical welfare of American servicemen and women. This US Army Medical Department pitcher dates to the first part of the 20th century during the WWI era - 1910's-1920s. It was made by Shenango China, a large manufacturer of American dish and restaurantware in Newcastle PA.
- Brown striped band with brown US Army Medical Department insignia
- Shenango stamp on bottom
- Bright white
No chips or cracks. Very clean inside and out.
Measures 4.5" inches (height) x 3.25" inches (diameter).
In addition to traditional use as a large creamer or syrup pitcher, this handsome guy would also make a lovely vase for flowers or a holder for flatware or kitchen items that need a little corraling.