Cream Pitcher

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1880-1883

GUSN

GUSN-309984

Description

Footed cream pitcher part of "Hampden" pattern dinner service for twelve. Designed by Christopher Dresser and produced by the Old Hall Earthenware Company, England. The creamer is rectangular in shape with a wide spout and molded, geometric handle with metallic gold accents. Light cream-colored body with aqua rims, decorated with a transfer-printed and overpainted pattern of flowers and geometric designs in aqua, blues, yellow, brown and black.

Details

Descriptive Terms

creamers
ceramic (material)
floral patterns
Anglo-Japanese
Vessel, Drink Serving
Pitcher
Pitcher, Cream
Pitcher, Cream

Inscription

"HAMPDEN / OLD HALL / ENGLAND / E'WARE CO / (L)" (printed)

Pattern

Hampden

Maker

Dresser, Christopher (Designer)
Old Hall Earthenware Co. Ltd. (Maker)

Location of Origin

Hanley, England

Dimensions

4 x 7 1/2 x 2 3/4 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Sarah Moore Field Collection

Accession Number

1998.5905.91

Places

North Andover (Essex county, Massachusetts)
Hanley (Stoke-on-Trent, England, United Kingdom)