Pitcher

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

ca. 1892

GUSN

GUSN-7607

Description

Buff colored clay body. Lower half and lining tan; upper half deep Rockingham-type brown. Elongated bulbous body with vertical ribbing at base and at cylindrical neck flanking central portion of body decorated with applied oval medallions--one with portrait of Columbus, one with a three-masted ship. Slip-trail insciption "Christopher/Columbus/sighted America/October 12. 1492."

Details

Descriptive Terms

pitchers (vessels)
glazing (coating)
stoneware (pottery)
tin (metal)
commemoratives
portraits
Rockingham ware (American ceramics style)
ships
Stoneware
Tin Glazed
Medallion
Ship
Portrait
Rockingham
Commemorative
PITCHER

Inscription

See Description. Also, see card for impressed marks.

Associated Building

Original to Hamilton House (South Berwick, Me.),

Maker

Doulton & Co. (Maker)

Location of Origin

Burslem, England, Staffordshire

Object Type

Food Service T&E

Dimensions

8 x 6.125 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of Elizabeth R. Vaughan

Accession Number

1949.604