Pitcher

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1838-1848

GUSN

GUSN-6622

Description

Large pitcher has scalloped lip with rounded curvilinear spout; slightly scalloped neck with bulbous body which tapers to circular foot; elaborately scrolled C-shaped handle; below spout, at waist, is a lions mark grip; light blue underglaze, overall transfer printed "Apple Blossom" pattern; scrolled diaper inside lip at shoulder handle and foot.

Details

Descriptive Terms

pitchers (vessels)
diaper patterns
diaper (textile material)
earthenware
vitrification
transfer printing
underglazing
apple (fruit)
floral patterns
flowers (plants)
diaper patterns
diaper (textile material)
Earthenware
Semi-Vitrified
Apple Blossom
Transfer Printed
Underglazed
Diaper
Apple
PITCHER

Inscription

Bottom marked ""WRS & Co Apple Blossom.""

Pattern

Apple Blossom

Associated Building

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

Maker

William Ridgway & Co. (Maker)

Location of Origin

Shelton and Hanley, England, Staffordshire; England

Dimensions

11.25 x 13 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Ralph May

Accession Number

1971.1387