Pitcher

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1888-1889

GUSN

GUSN-26362

Description

Blue glazed pitcher with panels marked in gold lustre alternating with tall plants. There are dragonflies and butterflies. The handle is bracket shaped and decorated with gold.

Details

Descriptive Terms

pitchers (vessels)
porcelain
figure- and animal-derived motifs
butterflies
dragonflies and damselflies
floral patterns
Vessel, Drink Serving
Pitcher
Porcelain
Earthenware
Tin Glazed
Floral
Dragonfly
Butterfly
Pitcher

Inscription

Stamped in black on the bottom: ""Rieti"" [in shell shape] ""4.88"" [handwritten in gold]

Maker

New England Pottery Company (Maker)

Location of Origin

Boston, MA, USA

Dimensions

7 1/4 (H), 12 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Frederick M. Morth

Accession Number

1998.5750

Places

Massachusetts (United States)