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Syrup pitcher

Description

Octagonal faceted body w/ relief molded figures of Madonna and children within gothic panel; quatrefoil border in relief around base; gothic handle w/ relief molded decoration; pewter lid w/ thumb tab.

Details

Maker
Meigh, Charles (Maker)
James Dixon & Sons (Manufacturer)
Date
1840
Inscriptions
Impressed: ""59 30"" Impressed on seal: ""NOV. 12 1846/ MINSTER JUG/ REGISTd/ No. 68068/ CHARLES MEIGH"" Stamped on inside of lid: ""57/ JAMES DIXON/ & SONS""
Location of origin
Hanley, England; Sheffield
Material
molding (forming)
pewter (tin alloy)
relief (sculpture techniques)
stoneware (pottery)
tin (metal)
Object type
Food Service T&E
Descriptive terms
figure- and animal-derived motifs
Gothic Revival
Madonna and Child
molding (forming)
Pewter
pewter (tin alloy)
PITCHER, SYRUP
pitchers (vessels)
relief (sculpture techniques)
Relief Molded
Stoneware
stoneware (pottery)
tin (metal)
Dimensions
8.5 (H) (inches)
Accession Number
1922.531
Credit Line
Estate of Miss Frances Greely Stevenson
GUSN
29542

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