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Pitcher

2006.44.1707 (RS110419)

Description

Tapered cylindrical porcelain pitcher with triangular spout and oval shaped handle. Polychrome decoration of men, woman, and children wearing traditional Dutch cosume and clogs. The woman is watching the children and the men are smoking cigars. Painted green line decoration on handle and rim.

Details

Maker
Edwin M. Knowles China Company (Manufacturer)
Date
1901-1909
Inscriptions
"SEMI/VITREOUS/EDWIN M. KNOWLES/CHINA CO. 92" (The words 'semi vitreous' are printed on the side of a vase. The company name is printed under the vase, blue ink)
Location of origin
Chester, West Virginia
Associated Building
Original to Phillips House (Salem, Mass.).
Material
porcelain
Object type
Food Service T&E
Places
Chester (Hancock county, West Virginia)
West Virginia (United States)
Descriptive terms
Pitcher
pitchers (vessels)
porcelain
Dimensions
6 1/8 (H), 4 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
2006.44.1707
Credit Line
Gift of the Stephen Phillips Memorial Charitable Trust for Historic Preservation
GUSN
202517

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