Pitcher

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1827-1831

GUSN

GUSN-45150

Description

Blue transfer-printed pearlware pitcher. Floral motif border surrounds the inside and outside of the mouth and spout. The exterior body is adorned by a general scroll and floral pattern. The Great Seal of the United States adorns the body under the spout.

Details

Descriptive Terms

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

Inscription

On ribbon borne by eagle: E PLURIBUS UNUM

Maker

Attributed to William Adams & Sons (Maker)

Location of Origin

Tunstall/Stoke, England, Staffordshire; Stoke, England, Staffordshire

Dimensions

6 x 4 3/8 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of Mr. and Mrs. Frederick W. Bridge

Accession Number

1950.267