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Batter Pitcher

1991.391 (RS21012)

Description

Redware batter pitcher of wide bowl form with straight sides that flare toward the rim; subtle spout and reeded strap handle. Covered with orange-red glaze. Outside decorated with brown sponged splotches and rouletted band.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1800-1880
Associated Building
Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.).
Material
glazing (coating)
lead glaze
redware
sponging
throwing (pottery technique)
Object type
Food Processing T&E
Places
Probably Pennsylvania (United States)
Descriptive terms
cookware
glazing (coating)
lead glaze
Lead Glazed
Pitcher, Batter
pitchers (vessels)
Redware
redware
reeding
Reeding
roulettes (engraving tools)
Roulettework
Sponged
sponging
throwing (pottery technique)
Thrown
Dimensions
4 1/4 x 9 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1991.391
Credit Line
Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little
GUSN
8261

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