Pitcher

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1825-1840

GUSN

GUSN-7808

Description

Round, blue, semi-vitrified body tapering to circular foot ring. Wide cylindrical mouth at shoulder, terminating in curvilinear spout. Handle with overall scroll decoration. Mouth has interior and exterior floral borders. Overall scenic design of farm buildings, thatched cottage and sheep.

Details

Descriptive Terms

pitchers (vessels)
earthenware
glazing (coating)
transfer printing
tin (metal)
cottages
pastoral
scrolls (motifs)
figure- and animal-derived motifs
sheep (genus)
Earthenware
Transfer Printed
Tin Glazed
Scroll
Cottage
Sheep
Pastoral
PITCHER

Inscription

Repaired across entire width; repair at spout.

Associated Building

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

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

England, Staffordshire

Dimensions

7.75 x 8.75 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of Elizabeth R. Vaughan

Accession Number

1949.608