Digital Commonwealth

Cream Pitcher

Item Information

Title:
Cream Pitcher
Description:
A blue transfer printed footed cream pitcher with a rectangular handle. The outer body is decorated by the Massachusetts State House. The inner base has a pastoral scene adorning the center and the edge is decorated with a floral motif.
Maker:
John Rogers & Son
Date:
1820–1840
Format:
Objects/Artifacts
Genre:
earthenware
glazing (coating)
leaf (plant material)
foliation (pattern)
leaf (metal)
transfer printing
tin (metal)
creamers
Location:
Historic New England
Collection (local):
Digitized Museum Collections
Subjects:
figure- and animal-derived motifs
cows
flowers (plants)
floral patterns
leaf (plant material)
foliation (pattern)
leaf (metal)
scrolls (motifs)
sheep (genus)
trees
Earthenware
Tin Glazed
Transfer Printed
Flower
Scroll
Leaf
Cow
Sheep
Tree
Places:
Boston Common
Extent:
3 3/4 in. x 2 3/4 in. x 7 in. (H x W x L)
Link to Item:
Terms of Use:
Rights status not evaluated.
Contact host institution for more information.
Notes:
Gift of Miss Mary C. Wheelwright
Accession #:
1921.129
Identifier:
29321