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Pitcher

Description

Bacchalian scene on high relief: drinking, dancing and general revelry beneath a grape vine bower; rustic handle wound by grape vine; grape vine border around base.

Details

Maker
Charles Meigh & Son (Maker)
Date
1844
After
Inscriptions
Impressed on raised Royal Arms on ribboned scroll: [reg. mark for Sept. 30, 1844] ""REGISTRY/ No. 21960/ Charles/ Meigh"" Impressed: ""51""
Location of origin
Hanley, England, Staffordshire
Material
molding (forming)
porcelain
relief (sculpture techniques)
Object type
Food Service T&E
Descriptive terms
Bacchanalia
molding (forming)
PITCHER
pitchers (vessels)
porcelain
Porcelain
relief (sculpture techniques)
Relief Molded
Revelry
Vine
vine scrolls
Dimensions
11 (H) (inches)
Accession Number
1981.237
Credit Line
Gift of Franklin Reed
GUSN
49991

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