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Pitcher

Description

Of cylindrical form with a flared rolled foot and a large triangular spout with hinged cover. It has a circular, slightly domed cover and a tapering wide strap handle with thumb reset. The side is set with a rectangular strip of four panes of uncolored glass held in a tin frame. It is all painted red and decorated with gold and black striping and gold foliate devices at the spout cover and handle.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1830-1850
Inscriptions
Stenciled on the side is: ALE .
Associated Building
Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.).
Material
painting (coating)
stenciling
tin (metal)
Object type
Food Service T&E
Descriptive terms
Painted
painting (coating)
PITCHER
pitchers (vessels)
Stenciled
stenciling
Tin
tin (metal)
Dimensions
10 x 12 x 6.5 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1991.1671
Credit Line
Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little
GUSN
11324

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