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Milk Pitcher

1991.183 (RS21073)

Description

"Prattware"; baluster shape with strap handle, with relief-molded gadrooning surrounding two landscape scenes (three men drinking; two women in classical garb); in "Prattware" coloration.

Details

Maker
Herculaneum Pottery (Maker)
Date
1793-1833
Inscriptions
1) Impressed on bottom underside: ""HERCULANEUM""/[indistinct number--perhaps ""12""]. 2) Handwritten paper found inside (in accession file now) reveals these facts: ""Felix Pratt - 1780-1859/Fenton. Father, Wm. Pratt/ 1753-99/both may have made colored ware. Herculaneum - /1793-1833 - Liverpool"".
Location of origin
Liverpool, England
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
creamware
Creamware
glazing (coating)
Landscape
lead glaze
milk jugs
molding (forming)
Neoclassical
Pitcher, Milk
Prattware
Relief Molded
Dimensions
5 x 4 3/4 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1991.183
Credit Line
Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little
GUSN
2173

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