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Pitcher

1998.5750 (RS242207)

Description

Blue glazed pitcher with panels marked in gold lustre alternating with tall plants. There are dragonflies and butterflies. The handle is bracket shaped and decorated with gold.

Details

Maker
New England Pottery Company (Maker)
Date
1888-1889
Inscriptions
Stamped in black on the bottom: ""Rieti"" [in shell shape] ""4.88"" [handwritten in gold]
Location of origin
Boston, MA, USA
Material
porcelain
Object type
Food Service T&E; Serving Vessels
Places
Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
butterflies
Butterfly
dragonflies and damselflies
Dragonfly
Earthenware
figure- and animal-derived motifs
Floral
floral patterns
Pitcher
pitchers (vessels)
Porcelain
porcelain
Tin Glazed
Vessel, Drink Serving
Dimensions
7 1/4 (H), 12 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
1998.5750
Credit Line
Gift of Frederick M. Morth
GUSN
26362

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