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Pitcher

1998.509.1 (RS21656)

Description

One of pair of porcelain pitchers, light purple w/ Japanesque decoration of multi-colored bird perched on tree; gilded rim and foot; brown handle w/ 2 green bands.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1795-1860
Inscriptions
Bottom: Impressed: ""DAVENPORT"" w/ anchor Stamped: ""DAVENPORT"" Painted: ""2699/10""
Associated Building
Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.).
Material
glazing (coating)
molding (forming)
painting (coating)
porcelain
tin (metal)
Object type
Food Service T&E
Descriptive terms
Aves (class)
Bird
figure- and animal-derived motifs
glazing (coating)
Japonais
Japonaiserie
Molded
molding (forming)
Painted
painting (coating)
PITCHER
pitchers (vessels)
Porcelain
porcelain
tin (metal)
Tin Glazed
Tree
trees
Dimensions
7.125 x 5.5 x 4.25 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1998.509.1
Credit Line
Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker
GUSN
18484

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