Pitcher

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1890-1900

GUSN

GUSN-29907

Description

Transfer-printed creamware pitcher. Gilt accents around the base, mouth, transfer-printed designs, and handle. Transfer-printed portrait of Tennyson and a coat of arms adorn the body. Cartouches with phrases flank the major designs. Medieval border surrounds the mouth.

Details

Descriptive Terms

pitchers (vessels)
creamware
glazing (coating)
transfer printing
gilding
Vessel, Drink ServingPitcherPitcher

Inscription

"FROM A PHOTOGRAPH BY BARRAUDS LTD/ 263 OXFORD ST LONDON. W. WEDGWOOD/ ETRURIA ENGLAND/ Rd No 202824"\n (Applied)

People and Organizations

Barrauds Ltd.
Idylls of the King

Tennyson, Alfred, 1809-1892

Maker

Wedgwood (Maker)

Location of Origin

Etruria, England

Object Type

Food Service T&E; Serving Vessels

Dimensions

8 x 5 1/2 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Captain Lester S. Couch

Accession Number

1923.393