Pitcher

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1820-1830

GUSN

GUSN-31247

Description

Blue transfer-printed pearlware pitcher. Floral motif surrounds the inside and outside of the mouth and spout. The body is adorned by a vine pattern and two medallions illustrating the landing at Plymouth.

Details

Descriptive Terms

pitchers (vessels)
earthenware
glazing (coating)
transfer printing
pearlware
Vessel, Drink Serving
Pitcher
Pitcher

Label

One of many views related to the early United States and its history that appear in the online exhibit "Patriotic America."Several scenes quite similar to this one appear throughout New England, most produced on or near 1820, the 200th anniversary of the landing.

Inscription

"Pilgrim Pitcher./ maker Wood/ 7 inches high/ Price $25.00" (handwritten)
"Carver./ Bradford. Winslow./ Standish & Brewster/ Plymouth Dec. 22/ 1620" (Applied)

Associated Person

Standish, Miles
Bradford, William, 1590-1657
Carver, John, 1575 ?-1621
Brewster, William

Maker

Enoch Wood & Sons (Maker)

Location of Origin

Burslem, England, Staffordshire

Dimensions

6 3/4 x 4 1/8 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Margaret R. Kimberley

Accession Number

1927.117

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