Pitcher

Object Number: 
1957.281
Date: 
1765-1790
Medium: 
Porcelain
Dimensions: 
Overall: 11 1/2 in. ( 29.2 cm )
Marks: 
maker's mark: hatched crescent
Description: 
Soft-paste porcelain cabbage leaf molded mask pitcher, with face of a sleepy bearded man below lip, with a C scroll handle; ovoid body printed in underglaze blue with three naturalistic flower groups, each separated by a butterfly; cylindrical neck printed with two fruit garlands; handle decorated with a floral spray; top surrounded with broad border of molded pointed leaves.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Dr. Edmund Astley Prentis
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group