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Pitcher

Description

Squat baluster form with a beaded rim, flaring spout, and molded raised figures and devices on the side. These show the Greek goddess Diana and her dogs, a flowerhead, and a man drinking over a barrel. It has a ribbed base and applied handle. The underglaze blue is on the collar and body, while the spout, handle, reliefs and base are in white. (A Wedgewood imitation)

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1830-1850
Associated Building
Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.).
Material
earthenware
glazing (coating)
molding (forming)
Object type
Food Service T&E
Descriptive terms
Allegorical Figure
allegory (artistic device)
Dog
dog (animal)
Earthenware
earthenware
figure- and animal-derived motifs
glazing (coating)
Man
men (male humans)
Molded
molding (forming)
Mythology
mythology (literary genre)
Pitcher
pitchers (vessels)
Dimensions
3 3/8 (H) (inches)
Accession Number
1991.1695
Credit Line
Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little
GUSN
11361

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