Pitcher

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1901-1909

GUSN

GUSN-202517

Description

Tapered cylindrical porcelain pitcher with triangular spout and oval shaped handle. Polychrome decoration of men, woman, and children wearing traditional Dutch cosume and clogs. The woman is watching the children and the men are smoking cigars. Painted green line decoration on handle and rim.

Details

Descriptive Terms

pitchers (vessels)
porcelain
Pitcher

Inscription

"SEMI/VITREOUS/EDWIN M. KNOWLES/CHINA CO. 92" (The words 'semi vitreous' are printed on the side of a vase. The company name is printed under the vase, blue ink)

Associated Building

Original to Phillips House (Salem, Mass.),

Maker

Edwin M. Knowles China Company (Manufacturer)

Location of Origin

Chester, West Virginia

Dimensions

6 1/8 (H), 4 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of the Stephen Phillips Memorial Charitable Trust for Historic Preservation

Accession Number

2006.44.1707

Places

West Virginia (United States)
Chester (Hancock county, West Virginia)