Pitcher

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1800-1820

GUSN

GUSN-54912

Description

Black transfer-printed earthenware pitcher. Battlefield scene on one side. Nature scene on the other side featuring portraits of Samuel Adams and John Hancock. The Great Seal of the United States is under the spout. Hand painted colored accents superimposed on the transfer prints.

Details

Descriptive Terms

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

Associated Person

Washington, George, 1732-1799
Hancock, John, 1737-1793

People and Organizations

Samuel Adams

Washington, George, 1732-1799
Hancock, John, 1737-1793

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

9 (H) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Lillian E. Barrett

Accession Number

1949.60

Date

1800-1820 (After)