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Cream pitcher

Description

Porcelain cream pitcher decorated with Worcester coat of arms. Decoration has a shield in quarters. Top left is white with a black border on right and bottom and black stripe in middle. Two black pears above stripe and one black pear below. Top right and lower left quarters are red. Bottom right quarter is black. Center of shield is a castle. Shield is inside a wreath with two branches. Right branch has long pointed leaves. Left branch has rounded leaves and red berries. A ribbon with the motto in Latin ties the branches of the wreath "Civitas in bello in pace fidelis" (City faithful in war and peace). Below is the word Worcester. Piece is textured to look like a barrel. Gold paint on rim and handle.

Details

Maker
Royal Worcester Porcelain Co., Ltd. (Manufacturer)
Inscriptions
"ROYAL / WORCESTER / ENGLAND" (Black pottery mark, circle and crown)
"232 / G" (Black mark, separated by horizontal line)
Associated Building
Original to Phillips House (Salem, Mass.).
Material
porcelain
Object type
Food Service T&E
Places
Worcester (Worcestershire, England, United Kingdom)
Descriptive terms
armorial (porcelain style)
creamers
Pitcher, Cream
porcelain
Dimensions
2 3/4 x 1 3/4 (HxD) (inches)
Accession Number
2006.44.3024.1
Credit Line
Gift of the Stephen Phillips Memorial Charitable Trust for Historic Preservation
GUSN
174506

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