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1977.649 (RS116967)

Description

Cylindrical form with inwardly tapered sides terminating in curvilinear-spouted mouth; white clay body with underglaze blue transfer print design; "Willow" pattern; three pagoda islands with thre men on bridge and two birds at top; diapered rim with Greek key-like elements and scrolled reserves, tortoise shell border.

Details

Maker
William Ridgway & Co. (Maker)
Date
1891-1915
Inscriptions
Printed mark: Engraved/For/W. Ridgway Co./1832 England.
Location of origin
Shelton and Hanley, England, Staffordshire; Hanley, England, Staffordshire
Associated Building
Original to Sayward-Wheeler House (York Harbor, Me.).
Material
diaper (textile material)
diaper patterns
earthenware
transfer printing
underglazing
vitrification
Object type
Food Service T&E
Descriptive terms
creamers
Diaper
diaper (textile material)
diaper patterns
Earthenware
earthenware
Greek Key
key pattern
PITCHER, CREAM
Semi-Vitrified
Staffordshire
Transfer Printed
transfer printing
Underglazed
underglazing
vitrification
Willow
willow (wood)
Dimensions
4.5 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
1977.649
Credit Line
Gift of the heirs of Elizabeth Cheever Wheeler
GUSN
4388

Wallpaper Details

Pattern Name
Willow

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