Pitcher

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1855-1870

GUSN

GUSN-5967

Description

Blue transfer print decoration with village and fishing scene overall; interior and exterior border of floral scrolls alternating with peacock feathered motif; feathered motif on molded double C-scroll handle rising above rim and terminating at back of mouth; curvilinear spouted mouth; globular, faceted molded body on circular scalloped foot.

Details

Descriptive Terms

pitchers (vessels)
feather (material)
ironstone (pottery)
transfer printing
feather (material)
fishing
figure- and animal-derived motifs
peafowl
villages
Ironstone
Transfer Printed
Feather
Peacock
Village
Fishing
PITCHER

Inscription

Incised heart mark on bottom.

Associated Building

Original to Rundlet-May House (Portsmouth, N.H.),

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

England

Dimensions

7.5 x 7.875 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Ralph May

Accession Number

1971.1059