Pitcher

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1815-1830

GUSN

GUSN-50199

Description

Cream bulbous body w/ copper lustre band around base, neck, and rim and on margins of loop handle, stylized copper lustre bellflower on spine of handle; black transfer printed scenes of King Henry IV and Merry Wives of Windsor.

Details

Descriptive Terms

pitchers (vessels)
lusterware
copper (metal)
creamware
earthenware
glazing (coating)
transfer printing
tin (metal)
husk (motif)
Earthenware
Creamware
Tin Glazed
Transfer Printed
Copper Lustre
Bellflower
Shakespeare
PITCHER

Inscription

Printed under scenes: KING HENRY IV PART 1: ""No eye hath seen such scarecrows. I'll not march through coventry with them that's fire. Act 4 Scene 3"" MERRY WIVES OF WINDSOR: ""Alas what a noise/ Heaven forgive our sins. Act 5 Scene 5""

People and Organizations

"King Henry IV"
"Merry Wives of Windsor"

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Food Service T&E

Dimensions

6.75 (H) (inches)

Accession Number

1982.221