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Pitcher

Description

Large pitcher has scalloped lip with rounded curvilinear spout; slightly scalloped neck with bulbous body which tapers to circular foot; elaborately scrolled C-shaped handle; below spout, at waist, is a lions mark grip; light blue underglaze, overall transfer printed "Apple Blossom" pattern; scrolled diaper inside lip at shoulder handle and foot.

Details

Maker
William Ridgway & Co. (Maker)
Date
1838-1848
Inscriptions
Bottom marked ""WRS & Co Apple Blossom.""
Location of origin
Shelton and Hanley, England, Staffordshire; England
Associated Building
Original to Rundlet-May House (Portsmouth, N.H.).
Material
diaper (textile material)
diaper patterns
earthenware
transfer printing
underglazing
vitrification
Object type
Toilet Article
Descriptive terms
Apple
apple (fruit)
Apple Blossom
Diaper
diaper (textile material)
diaper patterns
Earthenware
earthenware
floral patterns
flowers (plants)
PITCHER
pitchers (vessels)
Semi-Vitrified
Transfer Printed
transfer printing
Underglazed
underglazing
vitrification
Dimensions
11.25 x 13 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1971.1387
Credit Line
Gift of Ralph May
GUSN
6622

Wallpaper Details

Pattern Name
Apple Blossom

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