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Pitcher

Description

Creamy unglazed olive green exterior w/ gothic tracery and rustic branches in relief framing unglazed mustard yellow gothic panels depicting men in revelry (in relief); creeping glazed white porcelain ivy vine w/ gilt highlights around panels and around neck; unglazed green rustic handle.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1850-1860
Inscriptions
On bottom: Impressed on raised scrolled medallion: ""409/ VB"" Impressed: ""2"" Painted: ""4""
Material
gilding
molding (forming)
porcelain
relief (sculpture techniques)
Object type
Food Service T&E
Descriptive terms
borders (ornament areas)
Branch
figure- and animal-derived motifs
floral patterns
flowers (plants)
foliation (pattern)
Gilded
gilding
Gothic (Medieval)
Gothic Border
Ivy
Men
men (male humans)
molding (forming)
PITCHER
pitchers (vessels)
Porcelain
porcelain
relief (sculpture techniques)
Relief Molded
Revelry
Dimensions
11.5 (H) (inches)
Accession Number
1935.949
GUSN
38039

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