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Pitcher

2006.44.1673 (RS110371)

Description

Small ceramic pitcher with loop handle. Wide base tapers up to a narrow neck. Wide brim at mouth of pitcher with small indent as a spout. Brim, handle, and flat bottom are painted brown. Body of pitcher has hand painted decoration of purple violets with inscribed text "Hill's Devon Violets". Double string tied around neck of pitcher.

Details

Maker
Devon Pottery (Manufacturer)
Palmers Limited (Retailer)
Inscriptions
"Hill's/Devon/Violets" (Cut into surface of pitcher, highlighted in brown paint)
"GENUINE/DEVON POTTERY/MADE IN/ENGLAND" (Stamped in all capital letters, black ink)
"PALMERS/LIMITED/MONTREAL" (Circular paper label with silver text on yellow ground)
Location of origin
England
Associated Building
Original to Phillips House (Salem, Mass.).
Material
ceramic (material)
Object type
Food Service T&E
Places
England (United Kingdom) [country]
Descriptive terms
ceramic (material)
Pitcher
pitchers (vessels)
Dimensions
2 1/2 (H) (inches)
Accession Number
2006.44.1673
Credit Line
Gift of the Stephen Phillips Memorial Charitable Trust for Historic Preservation
GUSN
221623

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