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Pitcher

1927.117 (RS207510)

Description

Blue transfer-printed pearlware pitcher. Floral motif surrounds the inside and outside of the mouth and spout. The body is adorned by a vine pattern and two medallions illustrating the landing at Plymouth.

Details

Label
One of many views related to the early United States and its history that appear in the online exhibit "Patriotic America."Several scenes quite similar to this one appear throughout New England, most produced on or near 1820, the 200th anniversary of the landing.
Maker
Enoch Wood & Sons (Maker)
Date
1820-1830
Inscriptions
"Pilgrim Pitcher./ maker Wood/ 7 inches high/ Price $25.00" (handwritten)
"Carver./ Bradford. Winslow./ Standish & Brewster/ Plymouth Dec. 22/ 1620" (Applied)
Location of origin
Burslem, England, Staffordshire
Material
earthenware
glazing (coating)
pearlware
transfer printing
Object type
Food Service T&E; Serving Vessels
Descriptive terms
earthenware
glazing (coating)
pearlware
Pitcher
pitchers (vessels)
transfer printing
Vessel, Drink Serving
People and organizations
Bradford, William, 1590-1657
Brewster, William
Carver, John, 1575 ?-1621
Standish, Miles
Dimensions
6 3/4 x 4 1/8 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1927.117
Credit Line
Gift of Mrs. Margaret R. Kimberley
GUSN
31247
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