Pitcher

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1907

GUSN

GUSN-53409

Description

Earthenware pitcher with brown transfer-printed polychrome scene of Roger Williams landing and Betsy Williams Cottage. Printed and polychrome feather border around rim. Motif under spout contains an anchor, teepees, brooms and "Wha-cheer, Ne-top." Printed inside mouth "Landing of Roger Williams" and interior of rim is a border of intertwined rope and chain. Ear-shaped handle with brown bands on sides and down spine.

Details

Descriptive Terms

pitchers (vessels)
earthenware
transfer printing
underglazing
Vessel, Drink Serving
Pitcher
Exploration
Pilgrims
First Settlers
Pitcher

Inscription

""BUFFALO/ POTTERY/ 1907/ UNDERGLAZE WARRANTED"" [on seal w/ buffalo surmounted by eagle] /"3" (Printed in dark brown)
"1418 / 7" (Painted in brown)

People and Organizations

Betsy Williams
Roger Williams

Maker

Buffalo Pottery (Maker)

Location of Origin

Buffalo, NY, USA

Object Type

Food Service T&E; Serving Vessels

Dimensions

6 3/8 (H) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Lue Stuart Wadsworth

Accession Number

1943.46

Places

Buffalo (Erie county, New York state)