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Cream Pitcher

1921.129 (RS204909)

Description

A blue transfer printed footed cream pitcher with a rectangular handle. The outer body is decorated by the Massachusetts State House. The inner base has a pastoral scene adorning the center and the edge is decorated with a floral motif.\n

Details

Maker
John Rogers & Son (Maker)
Date
1820-1840
Inscriptions
Impressed on bottom: ROGERS
Location of origin
Longport, England, Staffordshire; Hanley, England, Staffordshire
Associated Building
Subject Boston Common. Subject Massachusetts State House (Boston, Mass.).
Material
earthenware
foliation (pattern)
glazing (coating)
leaf (metal)
leaf (plant material)
tin (metal)
transfer printing
Object type
Food Service T&E; Serving Vessels
Descriptive terms
Cow
cows
creamers
earthenware
Earthenware
figure- and animal-derived motifs
floral patterns
Flower
flowers (plants)
foliation (pattern)
glazing (coating)
Leaf
leaf (metal)
leaf (plant material)
Pitcher
Pitcher, Cream
Scroll
scrolls (motifs)
Sheep
sheep (genus)
tin (metal)
Tin Glazed
Transfer Printed
transfer printing
Tree
trees
Vessel, Drink Serving
People and organizations
Boston Common
State House
Dimensions
3 3/4 x 2 3/4 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1921.129
Credit Line
Gift of Miss Mary C. Wheelwright
GUSN
29321
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