Wash Pitcher

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1825

GUSN

GUSN-45144

Description

Pearlware pitcher with blue transfer-printed "Views of the Erie Canal" pattern. Naturalistic flowers are printed on the interior and exterior of the rim, the handle and base. The flowers frame two different scenes of the bridge, "View of the Aqueduct Bridge at Rochester" and "View of the Aqueduct Bridge at Little Falls."

Details

Descriptive Terms

pitchers (vessels)
earthenware
transfer printing
pearlware
historic landscapes
Pitcher, Wash
Pitcher, Wash

Inscription

'VIEWS OF THE / ERIE-CANAL" [in crescent-shaped cartouche] (printed)

Pattern

Views of Erie Canal

Related Items

Title Wash Basin Accession Number 1950.241

Maker

Enoch Wood & Sons (Maker)

Object Type

Toilet Articles; Hygiene Artifacts

Dimensions

8 1/4 x 8 x 6 1/2 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of Mr. and Mrs. Frederick W. Bridge

Accession Number

1950.242

Date

1825 (Circa)

Places

Old Erie Canal (New York state) [canal]
Burslem (Stoke-on-Trent, England, United Kingdom)