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1949.604 (RS119720)

Description

Buff colored clay body. Lower half and lining tan; upper half deep Rockingham-type brown. Elongated bulbous body with vertical ribbing at base and at cylindrical neck flanking central portion of body decorated with applied oval medallions--one with portrait of Columbus, one with a three-masted ship. Slip-trail insciption "Christopher/Columbus/sighted America/October 12. 1492."

Details

Maker
Doulton & Co. (Maker)
Date
ca. 1892
Inscriptions
See Description. Also, see card for impressed marks.
Location of origin
Burslem, England, Staffordshire
Associated Building
Original to Hamilton House (South Berwick, Me.).
Material
glazing (coating)
stoneware (pottery)
tin (metal)
Object type
Food Service T&E
Descriptive terms
Commemorative
commemoratives
glazing (coating)
Medallion
PITCHER
pitchers (vessels)
Portrait
portraits
Rockingham
Rockingham ware (American ceramics style)
Ship
ships
Stoneware
stoneware (pottery)
tin (metal)
Tin Glazed
People and organizations
Columbus, Christopher
Dimensions
8 x 6.125 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1949.604
Credit Line
Bequest of Elizabeth R. Vaughan
GUSN
7607

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