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Creamer

1998.4457 (RS23844)

Description

Willoware creamer; white w/ blue transfer printed pattern of willow tree, pagodas, a river w/ bridge, small oriental figures and 2 birds; elaborate geometric band on interior and exterior of rim; foliate decoration on C-shaped handle.

Details

Maker
William Ridgway & Co. (Maker)
Ridgways (Maker)
Date
1832-1920
Possibly
Inscriptions
Stamp on bottom: ""ENGRAVED 1832/ Semi China/ FOR W. RIDGWAY & CO/ RIDGWAY/ ENGLAND"" See worksheet for drawing of marks. ""RIDGWAY/ ENGLAND"" mark 1912+
Location of origin
Shelton and Hanley, England, Staffordshire; Hanley, England, Staffordshire
Associated Building
Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.).
Material
earthenware
transfer printing
willow (wood)
Object type
Food Service T&E
Descriptive terms
Aves (class)
Bird
Bridge
bridges (built works)
Classical Figure
creamers
Earthenware
earthenware
figure- and animal-derived motifs
Pagoda
PITCHER, CREAM
Transfer Printed
transfer printing
Willow
willow (wood)
Dimensions
4 x 6 (HxW), 4.25 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
1998.4457
Credit Line
Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker
GUSN
19595

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