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Pitcher

1989.35 (RS210850)

Description

White pearlware pitcher with a pink luster splatter design. Black transfer-printed nautical medallions and poems with superimposed hand painted accents.

Details

Maker
unknown
Inscriptions
Under printed Sunderland bridge scene: ""A west view of the Cast Iron Bridge at Sunderland. Built by R. Burdon, Esq. Span 236 feet Height 100 feet. Begun 24 Sep. 1793. Opened 9 Aug 1796."" Verse printed under spout: ""My heart is fixed/ I cannot range/ I love my choice/ Too well to change."" ""COLLINGWOOD & BEALL[?] [illeg. underneath]""
Material
glazing (coating)
luster (optical property)
pearlware
transfer printing
underglazing
Object type
Food Service T&E; Serving Vessels
Places
Maine (United States)
Descriptive terms
glazing (coating)
luster (optical property)
pearlware
Pitcher
pitchers (vessels)
transfer printing
underglazing
Vessel, Drink Serving
People and organizations
Cast Iron Bridge
Sunderland
Dimensions
8 1/4 x 11 x 8 1/2 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1989.35
Credit Line
Museum purchase with funds provided by an anonymous gift.
GUSN
55322

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