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Pitcher

Decorative Arts

MAKER Unknown
MEDIUM Glazed earthenware
  • Place Made: United States
  • DATES 19th or 20th century
    DIMENSIONS 8 1/2 x 9 x 5 1/2 in. (21.6 x 22.9 x 14 cm)
    MARKINGS on bottom, illegible ink stamp. Diamond with marking inside, See file
    COLLECTIONS Decorative Arts
    MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
    ACCESSION NUMBER 1999.108.5
    CREDIT LINE Gift of Paul F. Walter
    CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Pitcher, glazed earthenware. Yellow-ware body molded in tapering cylindrical form with short triangular spout and squared handle. Slight, plain molded band at rim and foot rim. At about one third from the top and a quarter from the bottom are two groups of incised lines. They consist of two straight lines on either side of a zigzag line. The pitcher has a translucent type of flint glaze streaked in a deep and vibrant blues, greens and oranges. Condition: Overall good condition. Cracks visible on interior and exterior of base. Foot rim has abrasions from use.
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