Cream Pitcher

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1820-1840

GUSN

GUSN-29321

Description

A blue transfer printed footed cream pitcher with a rectangular handle. The outer body is decorated by the Massachusetts State House. The inner base has a pastoral scene adorning the center and the edge is decorated with a floral motif.\n

Details

Descriptive Terms

creamers
earthenware
glazing (coating)
leaf (plant material)
foliation (pattern)
leaf (metal)
transfer printing
tin (metal)
figure- and animal-derived motifs
cows
flowers (plants)
floral patterns
leaf (plant material)
foliation (pattern)
leaf (metal)
scrolls (motifs)
sheep (genus)
trees
Vessel, Drink Serving
Pitcher
Pitcher, Cream
Earthenware
Tin Glazed
Transfer Printed
Flower
Scroll
Leaf
Cow
Sheep
Tree
Pitcher, Cream

Inscription

Impressed on bottom: ROGERS

Associated Building

Subject Boston Common,

People and Organizations

Boston Common
State House

Maker

John Rogers & Son (Maker)

Location of Origin

Longport, England, Staffordshire; Hanley, England, Staffordshire

Dimensions

3 3/4 x 2 3/4 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Mary C. Wheelwright

Accession Number

1921.129

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