Pitcher

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1800-1810

GUSN

GUSN-61274

Description

Creamware pitcher with polychrome printed decoration, baluster body, large spout, and "C" handle. Classical figures and masonic motifs.

Details

Descriptive Terms

pitchers (vessels)
creamware
transfer printing
Vessel, Drink Serving
Pitcher
Creamware
Transfer Printed
Pitcher

Inscription

"United for the benefit of ManKind" (Printed)
"A MASON FORMD OUT OF THE MATERIALS OF HIS LODGE"
"To heavens high Architect all praise/ All gratitude be given/ Who deign'd the human soul to raise/ By secrets sprung from heaven."

Associated Building

Original to Beauport, Sleeper-McCann House (Gloucester, Mass.),

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Food Service T&E; Serving Vessels

Dimensions

10.125 x 9.5 x 6.75 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Constance McCann Betts, Helena Woolworth Guest and Frasier W. McCann

Accession Number

1942.1644