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Pitcher

1943.46 (RS209641)

Description

Earthenware pitcher with brown transfer-printed polychrome scene of Roger Williams landing and Betsy Williams Cottage. Printed and polychrome feather border around rim. Motif under spout contains an anchor, teepees, brooms and "Wha-cheer, Ne-top." Printed inside mouth "Landing of Roger Williams" and interior of rim is a border of intertwined rope and chain. Ear-shaped handle with brown bands on sides and down spine.

Details

Maker
Buffalo Pottery (Maker)
Date
1907
Inscriptions
""BUFFALO/ POTTERY/ 1907/ UNDERGLAZE WARRANTED"" [on seal w/ buffalo surmounted by eagle] /"3" (Printed in dark brown)
"1418 / 7" (Painted in brown)
Location of origin
Buffalo, NY, USA
Material
earthenware
transfer printing
underglazing
Object type
Food Service T&E; Serving Vessels
Places
Buffalo (Erie county, New York state)
Descriptive terms
earthenware
Exploration
First Settlers
Pilgrims
Pitcher
pitchers (vessels)
transfer printing
underglazing
Vessel, Drink Serving
People and organizations
Betsy Williams
Roger Williams
Dimensions
6 3/8 (H) (inches)
Accession Number
1943.46
Credit Line
Gift of Mrs. Lue Stuart Wadsworth
GUSN
53409

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