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Pitcher

Object Number: 
1941.1021
Date: 
1850-1880
Medium: 
Porcelain
Dimensions: 
Overall: 8 1/4 x 4 1/4 x 4 in. ( 21 x 10.8 x 10.2 cm )
Description: 
Molded parian bottle-shaped pitcher with scrolling, foliate all over decorative scheme and applied grape clusters (3) in high relief; glazed interior.
Gallery Label: 

The United States Pottery Company (1847 - 1858) produced ornamental objects including yellow ware with Rockingham and flint enamel glazes, agate and granite wares, porcelain and parian. Technically innovative, the United States Pottery Company gained national prominence when its wares were featured in the 1853 Crystal Palace Exhibition in New York City.

Credit Line: 
Gift of Adelaide Milton DeGroot
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group