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Cream pitcher

Description

Porcelain cream pitcher with a loop handle and wide-mouthed spout. Exterior decorated with medallions of birds and flowers surrounded by flowers, scrolls, and butterflies. This polychrome design is sometimes known as Rose Medallion.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1850-1875
Location of origin
China
Material
enameling
hand-painted
porcelain
Object type
Food Service T&E; Serving Vessels
Descriptive terms
Chinese export
creamers
enameling
hand-painted
Pitcher
Pitcher, Cream
porcelain
Vessel, Drink Serving
Dimensions
3 5/8 x 6 3/4 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1987.421.3
Credit Line
Gift of Edwin Buckingham Sears
GUSN
3785

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