Pitcher

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1880-1920

GUSN

GUSN-37480

Description

Earthenware pitcher with blue transfer-print pattern "Chasing the Ostrich." Scene of three men with spears on horseback chasing two ostriches. Three other men on foot with bow and arrows. Exotic landscape and buildings in the background. Scalloped rim and molded scroll handle.

Details

Descriptive Terms

pitchers (vessels)
earthenware
transfer printing
ceramic glaze
molding (forming)
Vessel, Drink Serving
Pitcher
Pitcher

Inscription

"CHASING THE OSTRICH." (Text in cartouche)

Associated Building

Original To Fowler House Main House,

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Food Service T&E; Serving Vessels

Dimensions

8 x 9 1/2 x 7 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Museum Accession

Accession Number

1934.2967