Cream pitcher

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1820-1830

GUSN

GUSN-11022

Description

This cream pitcher is transfer printed in dark blue with a border of large flowers surrounding a central scene of of George Washington in uniform beside a horse and groom at Mt. Vernon. The pitcher is a squared edge rectangle in shape with a squat finial and a deeply scrolled handle that comes to a sharp point at the apex.

Details

Descriptive Terms

creamers
pearlware
transfer printing
ceramic glaze
Vessel, Drink Serving
Pitcher
Pitcher, Cream
Pitcher, Cream

Associated Person

Washington, George, 1732-1799

Associated Building

Subject Mount Vernon,

People and Organizations

Mount Vernon

Washington, George, 1732-1799

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

Staffordshire, England

Dimensions

5 1/2 x 6 x 2 3/4 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Margaret R. Kimberley

Accession Number

1926.421