Empire China Works (1867/8-1927). <em>Pitcher</em>, ca. 1875. Porcelain, 9 1/2 x 9 x 6 in. (24.1 x 22.9 x 15.2 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Harold S. Keller Fund, 2011.79.1. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 2011.79.1_side1_PS6.jpg)

Pitcher

Artist:Empire China Works

Medium: Porcelain

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:ca. 1875

Dimensions: 9 1/2 x 9 x 6 in. (24.1 x 22.9 x 15.2 cm)

Collections:

Museum Location: Brooklyn Museum, BMA, 5H27, 4I

Exhibitions:

Accession Number: 2011.79.1

Image: 2011.79.1_side1_PS6.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
Large white glazed porcelain pitcher with wide spout and thick ear shaped handle, decorated on either side with a slight heart shaped gold and purple cartouche containing presentation details; on one side a single pink rose with green leaves and in gold paint in gothic script: 'Presented to/Edward Stephens' and on reverse also in gold paint gothic script: 'By/the/Empire China Mfg.Co.' Pitcher rim, handle and foot outlined with a thin gold band; under spout and handle in gold paint, a vertical leaf and feather design.

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