Pitcher

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

20th Century

GUSN

GUSN-180137

Description

Small white jasperware pitcher heavily decorated with scenes in relief. Decoration show Dionysus with satyrs. On one side Dionysus sits on a donkey supports by two satyrs and his arm is raised, looped through a grape vine. The other side Dionysus walks supported in between two satyrs. The handle is shapes as a grape vine.

Details

Descriptive Terms

pitchers (vessels)
porcelain
Pitcher

Inscription

"42" (Impressed into bottom)
"No 264" (In relief within a scrolling ribbon surrounded by flowers and curliques)

Associated Building

Original to Phillips House (Salem, Mass.),

Additional Identification Number

FD165

Maker

Possibly Wedgwood (Manufacturer)

Dimensions

4 1/4 x 3 5/8 x 2 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of the Stephen Phillips Memorial Charitable Trust for Historic Preservation

Accession Number

2006.44.3049

Places

Probably England (United Kingdom) [country]