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Wash Pitcher

1950.242 (RS211681)

Description

Pearlware pitcher with blue transfer-printed "Views of the Erie Canal" pattern. Naturalistic flowers are printed on the interior and exterior of the rim, the handle and base. The flowers frame two different scenes of the bridge, "View of the Aqueduct Bridge at Rochester" and "View of the Aqueduct Bridge at Little Falls."

Details

Maker
Enoch Wood & Sons (Maker)
Date
1825
Circa
Inscriptions
'VIEWS OF THE / ERIE-CANAL" [in crescent-shaped cartouche] (printed)
Material
earthenware
pearlware
transfer printing
Object type
Toilet Articles; Hygiene Artifacts
Places
Burslem (Stoke-on-Trent, England, United Kingdom)
Old Erie Canal (New York state) [canal]
Descriptive terms
earthenware
historic landscapes
pearlware
Pitcher, Wash
pitchers (vessels)
transfer printing
Dimensions
8 1/4 x 8 x 6 1/2 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1950.242
Credit Line
Bequest of Mr. and Mrs. Frederick W. Bridge
GUSN
45144
Related Items
Title Wash Basin Accession number 1950.241 Relationship Set. Related Erie Canal pattern.

Wallpaper Details

Pattern Name
Views of Erie Canal

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