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Batter Pitcher

Item Information

Title:
Batter Pitcher
Description:
Redware batter pitcher of wide bowl form with straight sides that flare toward the rim; subtle spout and reeded strap handle. Covered with orange-red glaze. Outside decorated with brown sponged splotches and rouletted band.
Date:
1800–1880
Format:
Objects/Artifacts
Genre:
glazing (coating)
redware
sponging
throwing (pottery technique)
lead glaze
pitchers (vessels)
cookware
Location:
Historic New England
Collection (local):
Digitized Museum Collections
Subjects:
reeding
roulettes (engraving tools)
Redware
Thrown
Sponged
Reeding
Roulettework
Lead Glazed
Places:
Pennsylvania
MassachusettsEssex (county)Essex
Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.)
Extent:
4 1/4 in. x 9 in. (H x W)
Link to Item:
Terms of Use:
Rights status not evaluated.
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Notes:
Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little
Accession #:
1991.391
Identifier:
8261