Pitcher

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

ca. 1792

GUSN

GUSN-172771

Description

Creamware pitcher with bulbous body and strap handle and spout; black transfer printed decoration with green detail on both sides depicting on one side an American eagle and shield with arrows, banner and fifteen stars, opposite side depicts a ship flying two American flags with fifteen stars.

Details

Descriptive Terms

pitchers (vessels)
creamware
transfer printing
Pitcher

Inscription

"SUCCESS TO / TRADE / WB / TX / N 4 / Fox America / No 17" (printed)
"PLURIBUS / UNUM" (printed)
"F MORRIS / SHELTON" (printed)

Associated Building

Original to Phillips House (Salem, Mass.),

Additional Identification Number

FD087

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

6 1/2 x 5 x 7 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of the Stephen Phillips Memorial Charitable Trust for Historic Preservation

Accession Number

2006.44.1803

Places

County of Staffordshire (England, United Kingdom) [county]