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Wash Pitcher

1987.43.1 (RS213617)

Description

Earthenware wash pitcher with brown transfer-printed "Swallow" pattern of naturalistic flowers and birds above screen with numerous geometric and floral patterns. Diamond pattern around rim and down handle.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1914-1915
Circa
Inscriptions
"H&P" [in square shield with crown / "B / S / E" [left, right and below sheild] / "SWALLOW" [in banner] (H&P - possibly Harrison & Phillips, Burslem. )
[X] (scratched)
Material
earthenware
transfer printing
Object type
Toilet Articles; Hygiene Artifacts
Descriptive terms
Anglo-Japanese
earthenware
Pitcher, Wash
pitchers (vessels)
transfer printing
Dimensions
10 3/4 (H), 8 1/2 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
1987.43.1
GUSN
51333
Related Items
Title Wash Basin Accession number 1987.41 Relationship Same pattern and set.

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