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Pitcher

Description

Urn-shaped, mustard-colored body; circular base; faceted octagonal body and neck; wrapped "bamboo" handle; faceted sides of body bear leafy scrolling vine wrapped around "rope" pole; neck facets bear circular medallion w/ alternating 1) eagle and 2) winged deaths? head surrounded by 1) tassels and leaves and 2) oak leaves and acorns; all decoration in relief.

Details

Maker
Jones, Elijah (Maker)
Date
1840
After
Inscriptions
Impressed on raised medallion on bottom: ""PUBLISHED BY/ E. JONES/ COBRIDGE,/ JULY 1, 1840/ ELIZABETHAN/ 6""
Location of origin
Cobridge, England, Staffordshire
Material
bamboo (material)
glazing (coating)
molding (forming)
relief (sculpture techniques)
stoneware (pottery)
Object type
Food Service T&E
Descriptive terms
Bamboo
bamboo (material)
Eagle
foliation (pattern)
glazing (coating)
leaf (plant material)
Leaves
molding (forming)
PITCHER
pitchers (vessels)
relief (sculpture techniques)
Relief Molded
Smear glazed
Stoneware
stoneware (pottery)
Vine
vines
Dimensions
10.5 (H) (inches)
Accession Number
1961.56
Credit Line
Gift of Miss Penelope B. Noyes
GUSN
46414

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