Pitcher

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1850-1875

GUSN

GUSN-3816

Description

Porcelain enameled pitcher with octagonal molded body, scalloped edge and reeded handle with pointy thumbhold. Large square medallions on either side of pitcher, one depicting interacting fitures and the other flowers, birds and butterfly. Small round medallion opposite handle with bird and flowers. Medallions surrounded by tendrils, flowers and butterflies on gold ground.

Details

Descriptive Terms

pitchers (vessels)
enameling
hand-painted
porcelain
Chinese export
medallions (ornament areas)
Vessel, Drink ServingPitcherRose Medallion
Chinese Export
Pitcher

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

China

Object Type

Food Service T&E; Serving Vessels

Dimensions

7 1/2 x 5 x 9 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. Thomas M. Hill, Jr.

Accession Number

1990.299.49