Pitcher

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1850-1860

GUSN

GUSN-39869

Description

Octagonal white body w/ faceted sides bearing the relief molded images of 8 of the Apostles within gothic niches; gothic handle w/ masks in relief on inside (near lip) and as thumbrest; mouth and rim deeply scrolled.

Details

Descriptive Terms

pitchers (vessels)
molding (forming)
relief (sculpture techniques)
stoneware (pottery)
Gothic Revival
Stoneware
Relief Molded
Gothic Revival
Apostles
PITCHER

Inscription

Impressed on raised seal: ""OHECL/ HANLEY"" (w/ pinwheel in relief) Incised: ""24/ 18""

Maker

Old Hall Earthenware Co. Ltd. (Maker)

Location of Origin

Hanley, England, Staffordshire

Dimensions

8 (H) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of Mrs. Waldo O. Ross

Accession Number

1938.968