Batter Pitcher

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1690-1750

GUSN

GUSN-2377

Description

Handled red earthenware bowl with wide flat rim and connected strap handle above sharply tapered insides. Inside and handle glazed black. Outside glazed orange/red. Incised lines below rim.

Details

Descriptive Terms

pitchers (vessels)
glazing (coating)
incising
redware
throwing (pottery technique)
Redware
Thrown
Incised
Glazed
Pitcher, Batter

Inscription

Handwritten on NFL paper jelly label at bottom underside: From Buckley,/South Wales./ 1690-1750-/Imported to/early America

Associated Building

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

Maker

Buckley Pottery (Maker)

Location of Origin

England, South Wales

Dimensions

3 3/4 x 9 1/4 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little

Accession Number

1991.398