Beer pitcher

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1840-1850

GUSN

GUSN-34953

Description

Light blue squat bulbous body w/ painted green, blue, pink and gilt flower vines; oval medallions in relief; octagonal base; scrolled flower vine handle; hinged metal lid.

Details

Descriptive Terms

pitchers (vessels)
gilding
painting (coating)
pewter (tin alloy)
porcelain
tin (metal)
vines
floral patterns
Porcelain
Pewter
Painted
Gilded
Vine
Medallion
PITCHER, BEER

Inscription

Bottom: ""33"" and crescent painted in gold. Impressed: [wheel-like symbol]

Maker

C.J. Mason & Co. (Maker)

Location of Origin

England

Dimensions

9.5 (H) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Charles E. Deane, Ruthven Deane, and Miss Mary Deane Dexter

Accession Number

1932.689