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Pitcher

1942.1644 (RS115031)

Description

Creamware pitcher with polychrome printed decoration, baluster body, large spout, and "C" handle. Classical figures and masonic motifs.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1800-1810
Inscriptions
"United for the benefit of ManKind" (Printed)
"A MASON FORMD OUT OF THE MATERIALS OF HIS LODGE"
"To heavens high Architect all praise/ All gratitude be given/ Who deign'd the human soul to raise/ By secrets sprung from heaven."
Associated Building
Original to Beauport, Sleeper-McCann House (Gloucester, Mass.).
Material
creamware
transfer printing
Object type
Food Service T&E; Serving Vessels
Descriptive terms
creamware
Creamware
Pitcher
pitchers (vessels)
Transfer Printed
transfer printing
Vessel, Drink Serving
Dimensions
10.125 x 9.5 x 6.75 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1942.1644
Credit Line
Gift of Constance McCann Betts, Helena Woolworth Guest and Frasier W. McCann
GUSN
61274

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