Covered pitcher

Object Number: 
1952.116ab
Date: 
ca. 1805
Medium: 
Porcelain
Dimensions: 
Overall: 11 1/2 x 10 x 7 in. ( 29.2 x 25.4 x 17.8 cm )
Description: 
Porcelain pitcher with interlacing reeded strap handles terminating in molded floral sprays on either side of the body; grisaille image of a two-masted ship on a green sea; one image depicts the ship under sail; the other shows it foundering; the borders of the pitcher and cover are blue enamel bands with gilded and rust grapevines; the cover has a Foo dog knop.
Credit Line: 
Bequest of Mrs. J. Insley Blair
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group