Pitcher

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1840-1850

GUSN

GUSN-40273

Description

Pinched oval shape w/ pointy, slightly upturned mouth and ear-shaped handle w/ green leaf in relief on spine and under mouth; green-edged palmette border around base; blue orange and green stylized florette chain around rim; 2 heart-shaped medallions trained? in boughs depict: 1) "Sportive Innocence"--girl, boy, doll and dog standing and 2) "Mischievous sport"--girl and boy frolicking w/ satyr? mask; titles of scenes impressed beneath them.

Details

Descriptive Terms

pitchers (vessels)
earthenware
glazing (coating)
leaf (plant material)
foliation (pattern)
leaf (metal)
Pratt ware
molding (forming)
relief (sculpture techniques)
tin (metal)
childhood
figure- and animal-derived motifs
dog (animal)
dolls
fleuron (motifs)
girls
leaf (plant material)
foliation (pattern)
leaf (metal)
Earthenware
Tin Glazed
Relief Molded
Prattware
Leaf
Floret
Girl
Boy
Doll
Dog
Childhood
PITCHER

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

7.5 (H) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of Mrs. Eva R. Greeley

Accession Number

1939.376