Syrup pitcher

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1840

GUSN

GUSN-29542

Description

Octagonal faceted body w/ relief molded figures of Madonna and children within gothic panel; quatrefoil border in relief around base; gothic handle w/ relief molded decoration; pewter lid w/ thumb tab.

Details

Descriptive Terms

pitchers (vessels)
pewter (tin alloy)
molding (forming)
relief (sculpture techniques)
stoneware (pottery)
tin (metal)
Gothic Revival
figure- and animal-derived motifs
Stoneware
Pewter
Relief Molded
Gothic Revival
Madonna and Child
PITCHER, SYRUP

Inscription

Impressed: ""59 30"" Impressed on seal: ""NOV. 12 1846/ MINSTER JUG/ REGISTd/ No. 68068/ CHARLES MEIGH"" Stamped on inside of lid: ""57/ JAMES DIXON/ & SONS""

Maker

Meigh, Charles (Maker)
James Dixon & Sons (Manufacturer)

Location of Origin

Hanley, England; Sheffield

Dimensions

8.5 (H) (inches)

Credit Line

Estate of Miss Frances Greely Stevenson

Accession Number

1922.531