Pitcher

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1840

GUSN

GUSN-46414

Description

Urn-shaped, mustard-colored body; circular base; faceted octagonal body and neck; wrapped "bamboo" handle; faceted sides of body bear leafy scrolling vine wrapped around "rope" pole; neck facets bear circular medallion w/ alternating 1) eagle and 2) winged deaths? head surrounded by 1) tassels and leaves and 2) oak leaves and acorns; all decoration in relief.

Details

Descriptive Terms

pitchers (vessels)
bamboo (material)
molding (forming)
relief (sculpture techniques)
glazing (coating)
stoneware (pottery)
bamboo (material)
leaf (plant material)
foliation (pattern)
vines
Stoneware
Relief Molded
Smear glazed
Bamboo
Vine
Eagle
Leaves
PITCHER

Inscription

Impressed on raised medallion on bottom: ""PUBLISHED BY/ E. JONES/ COBRIDGE,/ JULY 1, 1840/ ELIZABETHAN/ 6""

Maker

Jones, Elijah (Maker)

Location of Origin

Cobridge, England, Staffordshire

Dimensions

10.5 (H) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Penelope B. Noyes

Accession Number

1961.56

Date

1840 (After)