Wash pitcher

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1830-1850

GUSN

GUSN-25665

Description

Wash pitcher with blue transfer-print "British Lakes" pattern with scene of "Derwentwater." The pattern depicts two adults, a child and dog taking a walk through the countryside with a large lake and mountains in the background. A floral and foliate scroll border is printed around the rim, foot and handle.

Details

Descriptive Terms

pitchers (vessels)
ironstone (pottery)
transfer printing
earthenware
glazing (coating)
figure- and animal-derived motifs
people (agents)
gardens
leisure
palaces
Pitcher, Wash
Pitcher, Wash

Inscription

"British Lakes / [crown] / NEW / STONE CHINA / Derwentwater" (Pattern name / maker's mark / Pattern scene name)

Related Items

Title Wash basin Accession Number 1956.22

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Toilet Articles; Hygiene Artifacts

Dimensions

13 (H), 8 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Maude Jacobs

Accession Number

1956.21

Places

Derwent Water (Cumbria, England, United Kingdom) [lake]
Possibly County of Staffordshire (England, United Kingdom) [county]