Pitcher

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1800-1810

GUSN

GUSN-42821

Description

Black transfer-printed earthenware pitcher. Nautical scene on one side. Nature scene on the other side featuring portraits of Samuel Adams and John Hancock. The Great Seal of the United States is under the spout. Hand painted colored accents superimposed on the transfer prints.

Details

Descriptive Terms

pitchers (vessels)
earthenware
glazing (coating)
transfer printing
Vessel, Drink Serving
Pitcher
Pitcher

Additional Identification Number

18.1923

People and Organizations

Samuel Adams

Washington, George, 1732-1799
Hancock, John, 1737-1793

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Food Service T&E; Serving Vessels

Dimensions

8 1/2 (H) (inches)

Credit Line

In memory of Dr. and Mrs. Charles Harrington

Accession Number

1943.237