Pitcher

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1815-1825

GUSN

GUSN-42822

Description

Black transfer-printed earthenware pitcher. Green enamel surrounds the transfer-printed portraits of Lawrence and Bainbridge. Pink luster accents on the rim, spout, handle, mouth and body.

Details

Descriptive Terms

pitchers (vessels)
earthenware
glazing (coating)
luster (optical property)
mottling
transfer printing
enamel (fused coating)
Vessel, Drink Serving
Pitcher
Earthenware
Tin Glazed
Transfer Printed
Mottled
Luster
Medallion
War of 1812
Pitcher

Inscription

Printed above images: 1) ""Don't surrender the ship!/ Lawrence"" 2) ""Commodore Bainbridge""

Additional Identification Number

20.1923

People and Organizations

Capt. James Lawrence
Commodore William Bainbridge

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

4 3/4 (H), 3 3/4 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

In memory of Dr. and Mrs. Charles Harrington

Accession Number

1943.239