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1991.182 (RS21074)

Description

"Prattware"; medium-sized, bulbous form, with continuous relief decoration of scroling grapevine, acanthus leaves, "Birth of Venus", putto riding on eagle, ship, all in "Prattware" colors; with scalloped rim and large downturned spout.

Details

Maker
Wedgwood, Ralph, Ferrybridge Pottery (Maker)
Date
1800-1825
Inscriptions
1) Impressed on bottom underside: ""FERRYBRIDGE"". 2) Paper label on bottom underside: "" `Ferrybridge'/Yorkshire-/Ralph Wedg-/ wood, 1796 on"" (handwritten) and ""LITTLE"". 3) Typed note/label found inside (now in accession file): ""JUG--early 19th Century Type of decoration usually attrib-/uted to Pratt Mark: FERRYBRIDGE (impressed) Ralph Wedgwood, Yorkshire. Pieces/sometimes marked ""Wedgwood & Co."" ""
Location of origin
England, Yorkshire
Associated Building
Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.).
Material
creamware
glazing (coating)
lead glaze
molding (forming)
Object type
Food Service T&E
Descriptive terms
Acanthus
creamware
Creamware
glazing (coating)
lead glaze
molding (forming)
Pitcher
pitchers (vessels)
Prattware
Putti
Relief Molded
Vine
Dimensions
5 1/2 x 7 3/4 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1991.182
Credit Line
Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little
GUSN
2172

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