Liverpool Pitcher

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1800-1815

GUSN

GUSN-11357

Description

Small, full-bellied form with flared foot and applied handle. Transfer prints and inscriptions on both sides in black. One side has a mourning scene at Washington's tomb, the other is showing a three-masted British ship under full sail. Glazed cream-colored body.

Details

Descriptive Terms

pitchers (vessels)
creamware
glazing (coating)
transfer printing
lead glaze
commemoratives
memorials
ships
tombs
trade (function)
Transfer Printed
Earthenware
Ship
Tomb
Memorial
Commemorative
Trade
Creamware
Pitcher

Inscription

On side of the pitcher, in a transfer print is: Washington in Glory/America in Tears. The other side reads: Success to Trade.

Associated Building

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

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

England

Object Type

Food Service T&E

Dimensions

7 1/4 (H) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little

Accession Number

1991.1692