Cream pitcher

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1850-1875

GUSN

GUSN-3785

Description

Porcelain cream pitcher with a loop handle and wide-mouthed spout. Exterior decorated with medallions of birds and flowers surrounded by flowers, scrolls, and butterflies. This polychrome design is sometimes known as Rose Medallion.

Details

Descriptive Terms

creamers
enameling
hand-painted
porcelain
Chinese export
Vessel, Drink Serving
Pitcher
Pitcher, Cream
Pitcher, Cream

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

China

Object Type

Food Service T&E; Serving Vessels

Dimensions

3 5/8 x 6 3/4 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Edwin Buckingham Sears

Accession Number

1987.421.3