Pitcher

Object Number: 
1952.23b
Date: 
1765-1790
Medium: 
Porcelain
Dimensions: 
Overall: 11 1/2 in. ( 29.2 cm )
Marks: 
maker's mark: hatched crescent
Description: 
Cabbage leaf molded mask pitcher, with face of sleepy bearded man below lip with C scroll handle; ovoid body printed in underglaze blue with three naturalistic flower groups, each separated by a butterfly; straight cylindrical neck printed with two fruit garlands; top bordered by broad band of molded pointed leaves; handle has a flower spray.
Gallery Label: 
Worcester had problems with the glaze, especially on the neck and two of the three big flower groups. BFS II C 8 A may be the pattern "Heavy Naturalistic Floral Print."
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mr. Charles E. Dunlap
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group