Milk Pitcher

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1800-1850

GUSN

GUSN-2174

Description

Pearlware, semi-globular form, with strap handle, painted with iron red, green, blue, yellow and black overglaze enamel decoration of four Chinese figures in a landscape, with purple lustre line of trim at rim.

Details

Descriptive Terms

milk jugs
pearlware
Chinoiserie
Pearlware
Chinoiserie
PITCHER, MILK

Inscription

Fabric label on bottom underside: ""N.F. LITTLE/305 Warren St./BROOKLINE"".

Associated Building

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

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

4 x 5.25 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little

Accession Number

1991.184