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 ServingPitcherPitcher, CreamPitcher, Cream

Associated Building

Subject Mount Vernon,

People and Organizations

Mount Vernon

Washington, George, 1732-1799

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

Staffordshire, England

Object Type

Food Service T&E; Serving Vessels

Dimensions

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

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Margaret R. Kimberley

Accession Number

1926.421