Commemorative Cream Pitcher

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1900-1920

GUSN

GUSN-37533

Description

Small porcelain pitcher with cylindrical body, rectangular handle, and gilt on rim and handle. Black printed scene of John Greenleaf Whittier's birthplace, Amesbury, Massachusetts.

Details

Descriptive Terms

creamers
commemoratives
porcelain
transfer printing
gilding
decals
landscapes (representations)
historic landscapes
Vessel, Drink Serving
Pitcher
Pitcher, Cream
Pitcher, Cream

Inscription

"MADE IN ENGLAND" and "G. CAMMETT / AMESBURY / MASS [in scrolling banner]" (printed)
"THE BIRTHPLACE OF JOHN G. WHITTIER, AMESBURY, MASS." (printed)

People and Organizations

G. Cammett
John G. Whittier Birthplace

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

England

Object Type

Food Service T&E; Serving Vessels

Dimensions

3 (H), 2 1/4 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Fowler House Estate

Accession Number

1934.3020

Places

Amesbury (Essex county, Massachusetts)