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Pitcher

Description

White body covered in pink lustre with eight-sided white background panels with allegory of charity transfer printed and painted: charity extends hand to boy, left, while holding baby with boy clinging to her skirts; scene flanked by trees; white spout with pink lustre scalloped terminal; white handle with feathering on spine in relief and pink lustre highlights.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1825-1850
Inscriptions
On bottom: Handwritten paper labels: ""Earthenware/ 1764/ Billingsley 1814/ Soft Paste 1814 to 17/ Dillyn/ Swansea/ Wales/ Porcelain 1814 to 23""
Material
earthenware
glazing (coating)
luster (textile)
overglazing
tin (metal)
transfer printing
Object type
Food Service T&E
Descriptive terms
Allegory
allegory (artistic device)
Baby
Boy
earthenware
Earthenware
figure- and animal-derived motifs
glazing (coating)
infants
Luster
luster (textile)
Overglazed
overglazing
PITCHER
pitchers (vessels)
tin (metal)
Tin Glazed
Transfer Printed
transfer printing
Tree
trees
People and organizations
Charity
Dimensions
5 1/4 (H) (inches)
Accession Number
1939.378
Credit Line
Bequest of Mrs. Eva R. Greeley
GUSN
40274

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