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Cream pitcher

1926.421 (RS209749)

Description

This cream pitcher is transfer printed in dark blue with a border of large flowers surrounding a central scene of of George Washington in uniform beside a horse and groom at Mt. Vernon. The pitcher is a squared edge rectangle in shape with a squat finial and a deeply scrolled handle that comes to a sharp point at the apex.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1820-1830
Location of origin
Staffordshire, England
Associated Building
Subject Mount Vernon.
Material
ceramic glaze
pearlware
transfer printing
Object type
Food Service T&E; Serving Vessels
Descriptive terms
ceramic glaze
creamers
pearlware
Pitcher
Pitcher, Cream
transfer printing
Vessel, Drink Serving
People and organizations
Mount Vernon
Washington, George, 1732-1799
Dimensions
5 1/2 x 6 x 2 3/4 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1926.421
Credit Line
Gift of Mrs. Margaret R. Kimberley
GUSN
11022

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