Wash pitcher

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1815-1850

GUSN

GUSN-46012

Description

Red, transfer-print earthenware pitcher. Flower and scroll pattern on interior and exterior rim and handle. The print on the sides of pitcher is of an urn and basket filled with flowers and fruit. A duck is in the mid-ground; a body of water, buildings and a flying duck in the background.

Details

Descriptive Terms

pitchers (vessels)
earthenware
transfer printing
molding (forming)
glazing (coating)
Pitcher, Wash
Pitcher, Wash

Inscription

"DAVENPORT" (red, maker's mark)
"13 / DAVENPORT" [over Anchor] (maker's mark)

Maker

Davenport (Maker)

Location of Origin

England

Object Type

Toilet Articles; Hygiene Artifacts

Dimensions

7 1/2 x 8 (HxW), 6 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Margaret Jewell

Accession Number

1958.188

Date

1815-1850 (printed maker's mark)

Places

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