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Pitcher

1998.1057 (RS23673)

Description

Hexagonal pitcher, flow blue decoration; design depicts archway with flowers surrounding it; blue diamond pattern on handle and base; darker blue hues at rim.

Details

Maker
Mayer, Thomas, John, Jos (Maker)
Date
1843-1855
Inscriptions
Stamped on bottom of pitcher: ""OREGON/ CHINESE PORCELAINE/ TJ & J MAYER./ LONGPORT.""
Location of origin
Burslem/Longport, England, Staffordshire
Associated Building
Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.).
Material
ceramic (material)
earthenware
glazing (coating)
transfer printing
Object type
Food Service T&E
Descriptive terms
ceramic (material)
Earthenware
earthenware
Flow blue
flow blue (ceramic glaze)
glazing (coating)
Pitcher
pitchers (vessels)
Transfer Printed
transfer printing
Dimensions
6 7/8 x 6 7/8 (HxW), 5 1/2 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
1998.1057
Credit Line
Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker
GUSN
18865

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