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Covered Milk Pitcher

1991.176AB (RS21057)

Description

Wheildon-Wedgwood type majolica; molded in cauliflower form with reeded handle; clear and green lead glazes.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1750-1775
Inscriptions
Hand-written note (apparently by another hand, now in accession file): ""Made by/Thomas Wheildon in England/between the years/1740-1780 during five/years which he was partner of/Wedgwood/the cauliflower very rare.""
Associated Building
Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.).
Material
glazing (coating)
molding (forming)
Object type
Food Service T&E
Places
England (United Kingdom) [country]
Descriptive terms
ceramic (material)
Creamware
glazing (coating)
lids
Majolica
milk jugs
Molded
molding (forming)
PITCHER, MILK
Dimensions
5 3/4 x 3 3/4 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1991.176AB
Credit Line
Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little
GUSN
2166

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