Pitcher

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1820-1830

GUSN

GUSN-7810

Description

Semi-vitrified white clay border with underglaze blue transfer print decoration. Round squat body with circular foot ring. Cylindrical mouth terminating in triangular spout with floral border bands interior and exterior. Flat-topped handle in molded and decorated bamboo form with inscriptions and US Seal with legend.

Details

Descriptive Terms

pitchers (vessels)
bamboo (material)
glazing (coating)
pearlware
transfer printing
tin (metal)
bamboo (material)
commemoratives
wars
Pearlware
Tin Glazed
Bamboo
Medallion
Transfer Printed
Commemorative
Revolutionary War
PITCHER

Inscription

In medallion: Washington/HIS COUNTRY'S Father FIRST IN WAR... FAYETTE/THE NATIONS GUEST COMMEMORATIVE OF THE VISIT OF GEN. LA FAYETTE TO THE U.S. OF AMERICA, IN THE YEAR 1824 At United States Seal: REPUBLICANS ARE NOT ALWAYS UNGRATEFUL Mark on bottom: [symbol of three o's]

Associated Building

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

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

England, Staffordshire

Object Type

Food Service T&E

Dimensions

4.75 x 6.25 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of Elizabeth R. Vaughan

Accession Number

1949.610

Places

Possibly