Pitcher & Basin

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1825-1845

GUSN

GUSN-3213

Description

1991.996.1- A baluster form with molded scroll handles and a large, flaring spout molded with a "feather" band at the edge of the spout and shoulder; decorated in medium blue paint with cityscapes around the belly and floral sprigs at the handle; flower diaper and foliate scrolls border are at the foot and spout. 1991.996.2- The basin has a flaring rim with a molded edge on a deep round form with deep foot ring; a city view is printed at the face with a border of foliate scrolls; there are diapers and flowers at the rim and exerior.

Details

Descriptive Terms

pitchers (vessels)
basins (vessels)
molding (forming)
pearlware
transfer printing
Set, Toilet
Set, Toilet

Inscription

Transferprinted on the botton is: ""English/Cities/Bristol and York/ EW & S/Celtic China."" Impressed is ""Wood.""

Associated Building

Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.),

Additional Identification Number

1991.996.1,2

Maker

Enoch Wood & Sons (Maker)

Location of Origin

Burslem, England, Staffordshire

Object Type

Toilet Articles; Hygiene Artifacts

Dimensions

9 1/2 x 9 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little

Accession Number

1991.996.1-.2