Pitcher

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

ca. 1880

GUSN

GUSN-6075

Description

Small straight sided pitcher tapering from a circular base to a wide circular mouth with pinched spout; molded body in brown tree bark overall motif with handle in form of a branch terminating on sides in large green oak leaves; snail shell spur on handle; flint enamel or mineral glazes; interior mottled aqua green.

Details

Descriptive Terms

pitchers (vessels)
earthenware
shell (animal material)
maiolica
shell (animal material)
trees
Earthenware
Majolica
Tree
Shell
PITCHER

Inscription

Impressed on bottom ""MINTON/35/..3""

Associated Building

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

Maker

Minton (Maker)

Location of Origin

England

Dimensions

4 x 4.75 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Ralph May

Accession Number

1971.1134