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Pitcher

1934.2967 (RS209052)

Description

Earthenware pitcher with blue transfer-print pattern "Chasing the Ostrich." Scene of three men with spears on horseback chasing two ostriches. Three other men on foot with bow and arrows. Exotic landscape and buildings in the background. Scalloped rim and molded scroll handle.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1880-1920
Inscriptions
"CHASING THE OSTRICH." (Text in cartouche)
Associated Building
Original To Fowler House Main House.
Material
ceramic glaze
earthenware
molding (forming)
transfer printing
Object type
Food Service T&E; Serving Vessels
Descriptive terms
ceramic glaze
earthenware
molding (forming)
Pitcher
pitchers (vessels)
transfer printing
Vessel, Drink Serving
Dimensions
8 x 9 1/2 x 7 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1934.2967
Credit Line
Museum Accession
GUSN
37480

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