Pitcher

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

GUSN

GUSN-55322

Description

White pearlware pitcher with a pink luster splatter design. Black transfer-printed nautical medallions and poems with superimposed hand painted accents.

Details

Descriptive Terms

pitchers (vessels)
pearlware
glazing (coating)
luster (optical property)
transfer printing
underglazing
Vessel, Drink Serving
Pitcher
Pitcher

Inscription

Under printed Sunderland bridge scene: ""A west view of the Cast Iron Bridge at Sunderland. Built by R. Burdon, Esq. Span 236 feet Height 100 feet. Begun 24 Sep. 1793. Opened 9 Aug 1796."" Verse printed under spout: ""My heart is fixed/ I cannot range/ I love my choice/ Too well to change."" ""COLLINGWOOD & BEALL[?] [illeg. underneath]""

People and Organizations

Sunderland
Cast Iron Bridge

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Food Service T&E; Serving Vessels

Dimensions

8 1/4 x 11 x 8 1/2 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Museum purchase with funds provided by an anonymous gift.

Accession Number

1989.35

Places

Maine (United States)