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Pitcher

1939.376 (RS33362)

Description

Pinched oval shape w/ pointy, slightly upturned mouth and ear-shaped handle w/ green leaf in relief on spine and under mouth; green-edged palmette border around base; blue orange and green stylized florette chain around rim; 2 heart-shaped medallions trained? in boughs depict: 1) "Sportive Innocence"--girl, boy, doll and dog standing and 2) "Mischievous sport"--girl and boy frolicking w/ satyr? mask; titles of scenes impressed beneath them.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1840-1850
Material
Pratt ware
earthenware
foliation (pattern)
glazing (coating)
leaf (metal)
leaf (plant material)
molding (forming)
relief (sculpture techniques)
tin (metal)
Object type
Food Service T&E
Descriptive terms
Boy
Childhood
childhood
Dog
dog (animal)
Doll
dolls
earthenware
Earthenware
figure- and animal-derived motifs
fleuron (motifs)
Floret
foliation (pattern)
Girl
girls
glazing (coating)
Leaf
leaf (metal)
leaf (plant material)
molding (forming)
PITCHER
pitchers (vessels)
Pratt ware
Prattware
relief (sculpture techniques)
Relief Molded
tin (metal)
Tin Glazed
Dimensions
7.5 (H) (inches)
Accession Number
1939.376
Credit Line
Bequest of Mrs. Eva R. Greeley
GUSN
40273

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