Cream pitcher

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

GUSN

GUSN-174506

Description

Porcelain cream pitcher decorated with Worcester coat of arms. Decoration has a shield in quarters. Top left is white with a black border on right and bottom and black stripe in middle. Two black pears above stripe and one black pear below. Top right and lower left quarters are red. Bottom right quarter is black. Center of shield is a castle. Shield is inside a wreath with two branches. Right branch has long pointed leaves. Left branch has rounded leaves and red berries. A ribbon with the motto in Latin ties the branches of the wreath "Civitas in bello in pace fidelis" (City faithful in war and peace). Below is the word Worcester. Piece is textured to look like a barrel. Gold paint on rim and handle.

Details

Descriptive Terms

creamers
porcelain
armorial (porcelain style)
Pitcher, Cream

Inscription

"ROYAL / WORCESTER / ENGLAND" (Black pottery mark, circle and crown)
"232 / G" (Black mark, separated by horizontal line)

Associated Building

Original to Phillips House (Salem, Mass.),

Maker

Royal Worcester Porcelain Co., Ltd. (Manufacturer)

Object Type

Food Service T&E

Dimensions

2 3/4 x 1 3/4 (HxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of the Stephen Phillips Memorial Charitable Trust for Historic Preservation

Accession Number

2006.44.3024.1

Places

Worcester (Worcestershire, England, United Kingdom)