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1949.608 (RS119724)

Description

Round, blue, semi-vitrified body tapering to circular foot ring. Wide cylindrical mouth at shoulder, terminating in curvilinear spout. Handle with overall scroll decoration. Mouth has interior and exterior floral borders. Overall scenic design of farm buildings, thatched cottage and sheep.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1825-1840
Inscriptions
Repaired across entire width; repair at spout.
Location of origin
England, Staffordshire
Associated Building
Original to Hamilton House (South Berwick, Me.).
Material
earthenware
glazing (coating)
tin (metal)
transfer printing
Object type
Food Service T&E
Descriptive terms
Cottage
cottages
Earthenware
earthenware
figure- and animal-derived motifs
glazing (coating)
Pastoral
pastoral
PITCHER
pitchers (vessels)
Scroll
scrolls (motifs)
Sheep
sheep (genus)
tin (metal)
Tin Glazed
Transfer Printed
transfer printing
Dimensions
7.75 x 8.75 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1949.608
Credit Line
Bequest of Elizabeth R. Vaughan
GUSN
7808

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