Milk Pitcher

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1793-1833

GUSN

GUSN-2173

Description

"Prattware"; baluster shape with strap handle, with relief-molded gadrooning surrounding two landscape scenes (three men drinking; two women in classical garb); in "Prattware" coloration.

Details

Descriptive Terms

milk jugs
glazing (coating)
lead glaze
molding (forming)
creamware
Relief Molded
Neoclassical
Landscape
Prattware
Creamware
Pitcher, Milk

Inscription

1) Impressed on bottom underside: ""HERCULANEUM""/[indistinct number--perhaps ""12""]. 2) Handwritten paper found inside (in accession file now) reveals these facts: ""Felix Pratt - 1780-1859/Fenton. Father, Wm. Pratt/ 1753-99/both may have made colored ware. Herculaneum - /1793-1833 - Liverpool"".

Associated Building

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

Maker

Herculaneum Pottery (Maker)

Location of Origin

Liverpool, England

Object Type

Food Service T&E

Dimensions

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

Credit Line

Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little

Accession Number

1991.183