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Pitcher

1943.239 (RS210849)

Description

Black transfer-printed earthenware pitcher. Green enamel surrounds the transfer-printed portraits of Lawrence and Bainbridge. Pink luster accents on the rim, spout, handle, mouth and body.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1815-1825
Inscriptions
Printed above images: 1) ""Don't surrender the ship!/ Lawrence"" 2) ""Commodore Bainbridge""
Material
earthenware
enamel (fused coating)
glazing (coating)
luster (optical property)
mottling
transfer printing
Object type
Food Service T&E; Serving Vessels
Descriptive terms
Earthenware
earthenware
enamel (fused coating)
glazing (coating)
Luster
luster (optical property)
Medallion
Mottled
mottling
Pitcher
pitchers (vessels)
Tin Glazed
Transfer Printed
transfer printing
Vessel, Drink Serving
War of 1812
People and organizations
Capt. James Lawrence
Commodore William Bainbridge
Dimensions
4 3/4 (H), 3 3/4 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
1943.239
Credit Line
In memory of Dr. and Mrs. Charles Harrington
GUSN
42822

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