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Pitcher

1990.299.49 (RS214917)

Description

Porcelain enameled pitcher with octagonal molded body, scalloped edge and reeded handle with pointy thumbhold. Large square medallions on either side of pitcher, one depicting interacting fitures and the other flowers, birds and butterfly. Small round medallion opposite handle with bird and flowers. Medallions surrounded by tendrils, flowers and butterflies on gold ground.

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
Chinese export
enameling
hand-painted
medallions (ornament areas)
Pitcher
pitchers (vessels)
porcelain
Rose Medallion
Vessel, Drink Serving
Dimensions
7 1/2 x 5 x 9 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1990.299.49
Credit Line
Gift of Mr. Thomas M. Hill, Jr.
GUSN
3816

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