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Pitcher

1943.237 (RS212426)

Description

Black transfer-printed earthenware pitcher. Nautical scene on one side. Nature scene on the other side featuring portraits of Samuel Adams and John Hancock. The Great Seal of the United States is under the spout. Hand painted colored accents superimposed on the transfer prints.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1800-1810
Material
earthenware
glazing (coating)
transfer printing
Object type
Food Service T&E; Serving Vessels
Descriptive terms
earthenware
glazing (coating)
Pitcher
pitchers (vessels)
transfer printing
Vessel, Drink Serving
People and organizations
Hancock, John, 1737-1793
Samuel Adams
Washington, George, 1732-1799
Dimensions
8 1/2 (H) (inches)
Accession Number
1943.237
Credit Line
In memory of Dr. and Mrs. Charles Harrington
GUSN
42821

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