Pitcher

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1830-1850

GUSN

GUSN-11324

Description

Of cylindrical form with a flared rolled foot and a large triangular spout with hinged cover. It has a circular, slightly domed cover and a tapering wide strap handle with thumb reset. The side is set with a rectangular strip of four panes of uncolored glass held in a tin frame. It is all painted red and decorated with gold and black striping and gold foliate devices at the spout cover and handle.

Details

Descriptive Terms

pitchers (vessels)
painting (coating)
stenciling
tin (metal)
Tin
Painted
Stenciled
PITCHER

Inscription

Stenciled on the side is: ALE .

Associated Building

Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.),

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

10 x 12 x 6.5 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little

Accession Number

1991.1671