Covered Milk Pitcher

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1750-1775

GUSN

GUSN-2166

Description

Wheildon-Wedgwood type majolica; molded in cauliflower form with reeded handle; clear and green lead glazes.

Details

Descriptive Terms

milk jugs
lids
glazing (coating)
molding (forming)
ceramic (material)
Creamware
Molded
Majolica
PITCHER, MILK

Inscription

Hand-written note (apparently by another hand, now in accession file): ""Made by/Thomas Wheildon in England/between the years/1740-1780 during five/years which he was partner of/Wedgwood/the cauliflower very rare.""

Associated Building

Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.),

Additional Identification Number

1991.176A,B

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

5 3/4 x 3 3/4 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little

Accession Number

1991.176AB

Places

England (United Kingdom) [country]