Creamer

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1832-1920

GUSN

GUSN-19595

Description

Willoware creamer; white w/ blue transfer printed pattern of willow tree, pagodas, a river w/ bridge, small oriental figures and 2 birds; elaborate geometric band on interior and exterior of rim; foliate decoration on C-shaped handle.

Details

Descriptive Terms

creamers
earthenware
transfer printing
willow (wood)
figure- and animal-derived motifs
Aves (class)
bridges (built works)
willow (wood)
Earthenware
Transfer Printed
Willow
Willow
Pagoda
Bridge
Classical Figure
Bird
PITCHER, CREAM

Inscription

Stamp on bottom: ""ENGRAVED 1832/ Semi China/ FOR W. RIDGWAY & CO/ RIDGWAY/ ENGLAND"" See worksheet for drawing of marks. ""RIDGWAY/ ENGLAND"" mark 1912+

Associated Building

Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.),

Maker

William Ridgway & Co. (Maker)
Ridgways (Maker)

Location of Origin

Shelton and Hanley, England, Staffordshire; Hanley, England, Staffordshire

Dimensions

4 x 6 (HxW), 4.25 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker

Accession Number

1998.4457

Date

1832-1920 (Possibly)