Pitcher

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1815-1823

GUSN

GUSN-42832

Description

Black transfer-printed earthenware pitcher. Black accents around mouth, foot, and handle. Two exterior scene depict a naval battle and the portrait of Captain Hull.

Details

Descriptive Terms

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

Inscription

1) ""Bentley, Wear & Bourne Engravers & Printers, Shelton, Staffordshire/ The Constitution taking the Cyane and Levant [with smaller print ""Cyane"" and Levant"" under respective vessels] 2) ""Captain HULL of the Constitution"" 3) ""E PLURIBUS UNUM/ America""

Associated Person

Hull, Isaac, 1773-1843

Additional Identification Number

40.1923

People and Organizations

U.S.S. Constitution

Hull, Isaac, 1773-1843

Maker

Bentley, Wear & Bourne (Printer)
Bentley, Wear & Bourne (Engraver)

Location of Origin

Shelton, England, Staffordshire

Dimensions

6 x 5 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

In memory of Dr. and Mrs. Charles Harrington

Accession Number

1943.257