Pitcher

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1868-1900

GUSN

GUSN-18806

Description

Earthenware. Part of toilet set consisting of covered slop pail, 2 pitchers, small jar and wash basin; white w/ brown and pink floral branch decoration; scalloped and gilded edges; ribbed necks.

Details

Descriptive Terms

pitchers (vessels)
earthenware
glazing (coating)
painting (coating)
tin (metal)
floral patterns
Earthenware
Painted
Tin Glazed
Sprig
PITCHER

Inscription

On bottom: ""MERCER/ WARRANTED/ CHINA"" [w/ globe]--see worksheet for drawing. This mark used 1868-1900.

Associated Building

Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.),

Maker

Mercer Pottery Co. (Maker)

Location of Origin

Trenton, NJ, USA

Object Type

Toilet Article

Dimensions

11 x 9.25 (HxW), 7.25 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker

Accession Number

1998.1463.2

Places

New Jersey (United States)