Pitcher

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1815-1825

GUSN

GUSN-40285

Description

Creamware rounded body w/ silver lustre resist decoration of flecked bird flying among leaves and branches; resist border around neck of spiral chain; scrolled flat iron handle w/ resist edges.

Details

Descriptive Terms

pitchers (vessels)
creamware
earthenware
glazing (coating)
luster (textile)
resist dyeing
tin (metal)
figure- and animal-derived motifs
Aves (class)
foliation (pattern)
leaf (plant material)
Earthenware
Creamware
Tin Glazed
Resist
Luster
Bird
Leaves
Branch
PITCHER

Inscription

Handwritten paper label on bottom: ""Silver Resist/ -1795 to 1825+""

Maker

Unknown

Credit Line

Bequest of Mrs. Eva R. Greeley

Accession Number

1939.392