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Pitcher, Cream

1971.977.140 (RS117948)

Description

.140) Squat bulbous body with a foot ring. Circular wide mouth terminating in a gutter-like short squared-off open spout. C-scroll or harp-shaped handle. Set) White clay body with bluish-cast white glaze; Canton pattern underglaze blue painted decoration consisting of cross hatched, striped, star and scalloped border bands; central or overall design of "willow" pattern consisting of pagoda house at proper right with trees extending to center, bridge in foreground, islands at left and/or rear and small boats; some with pine trees and birds at top half.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1860-1870
Location of origin
China
Associated Building
Original to Rundlet-May House (Portsmouth, N.H.).
Material
porcelain
Object type
Food Service T&E
Descriptive terms
Boat
boats
creamers
Cross Hatch
cross-hatching
floral patterns
Pagoda
PITCHER, CREAM
porcelain
Porcelain
Sprig
Willow
willow (wood)
Accession Number
1971.977.140
Credit Line
Gift of Ralph May
GUSN
12430

Wallpaper Details

Pattern Name
Willow

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