Wash Pitcher

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1850-1875

GUSN

GUSN-40027

Description

Narrow-necked porcelain pitcher with enameled decoration. Scroll-edged medallions on either side of neck and body: medallions on one side depict flowers and birds; medallions on the other side depict figures. Small, round medallion opposite handle depicts flowers. Surrounding medallions is pattern of scrolls, flowers and butterflies on metallic gold ground.

Details

Descriptive Terms

pitchers (vessels)
ewers (vessels)
toilet sets (washing sets)
porcelain
enameling
hand-painted
Chinese export
Pitcher, Wash
Pitcher, Wash

Additional Identification Number

1938.1331E

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

China

Object Type

Toilet Articles; Hygiene Artifacts

Dimensions

10 (H), 5 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Mary Mellus

Accession Number

1938.1331.5