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Large porcelain pitcher with bulbous body; spout with pierced strainer; foo dog knop; ribbed, twisted handle with elaborate leafy terminals; and hand-painted decoration. Elaborate border pattern of scrolled waves, dots and bellflowers in metallic gold, sepia, and brown on lid and pitcher rim. Hand-painted metallic gold flowers on handle. Leave and flower handle terminals and foo dog knop painted metallic gold. On either side of the pitcher is a pastoral landscape scene of trees and a house in an oval medallion. The initials "JMP" are painted above the house.
Vessel, Drink Serving
"The Misses Richmond" (handwritten)
12 (H), 7 (diameter) (inches)
Bequest of Miss Elizabeth C. Binney
Title Cider Pitcher Accession Number 1995.412.1AB