Pitcher

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1824-1835

GUSN

GUSN-42834

Description

Blue transfer-print pitcher with molded designs on spout, handle, rim and shoulder. Transfer-print pattern depicting Lafayette, seated with a book in hand, at the tomb of Benjamin Franklin. Floral patterns are printed on the interior and exterior rim and handle.

Details

Descriptive Terms

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

Inscription

"35" (printed)
"W" (impressed)

Associated Person

Franklin, Benjamin, 1706-1790
Lafayette, Marie Joseph Paul Yves Roch Gilbert Du Motier, marquis de, 1757-1834

Additional Identification Number

42.1923

Maker

Attributed to Enoch Wood & Sons (Manufacturer)

Location of Origin

England

Dimensions

8 x 9 (HxW), 7 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

In memory of Dr. and Mrs. Charles Harrington

Accession Number

1943.259

Places

County of Staffordshire (England, United Kingdom) [county]

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