Creamer

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1891-1915

GUSN

GUSN-4388

Description

Cylindrical form with inwardly tapered sides terminating in curvilinear-spouted mouth; white clay body with underglaze blue transfer print design; "Willow" pattern; three pagoda islands with thre men on bridge and two birds at top; diapered rim with Greek key-like elements and scrolled reserves, tortoise shell border.

Details

Descriptive Terms

creamers
diaper patterns
diaper (textile material)
earthenware
vitrification
transfer printing
underglazing
diaper patterns
diaper (textile material)
key pattern
willow (wood)
Earthenware
Semi-Vitrified
Staffordshire
Willow
Transfer Printed
Underglazed
Diaper
Greek Key
PITCHER, CREAM

Inscription

Printed mark: Engraved/For/W. Ridgway Co./1832 England.

Pattern

Willow

Associated Building

Original to Sayward-Wheeler House (York Harbor, Me.),

Maker

William Ridgway & Co. (Maker)

Location of Origin

Shelton and Hanley, England, Staffordshire; Hanley, England, Staffordshire

Object Type

Food Service T&E

Dimensions

4.5 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of the heirs of Elizabeth Cheever Wheeler

Accession Number

1977.649