Pitcher

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1825-1850

GUSN

GUSN-255012

Description

Empire style form. Scalloped rim with broad spout, circular neck flares out at waist. Elaborately molded 'C' shaped handle. Blue transfer printed decoration of scrollwork and flowers inside mouth, on neck, lower body has romanticized African scene with 2 black figures in sailboat in front of half timbered two-story house with thatched roof. Marked with maker "W&C" and "African" on bottom.

Details

Descriptive Terms

pitchers (vessels)
earthenware
Pitcher

Inscription

African
W&C

Associated Building

Original To Winslow Crocker House (Yarmouth Port, Mass.),

Additional Identification Number

232.1981

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

England

Object Type

Food Service T&E

Dimensions

8 3/16 x 9 3/4 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Estate of Guido Perera

Accession Number

1999.437