Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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  • United States Pottery Company
    active 1847–1858
  • pitcher, 1850
  • Where object was made: Bennington, Vermont, United States
  • earthenware
  • Object Height/Width: 16.3 x 11.3 cm
    Object Height/Width: 6 3/8 x 4 7/16 in
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 1928.3521
Label Text

Earthenware pitcher with an octagonal base and the body of the pitcher divided into eight flutes. The rim is scalloped with a high lip and rectangular-shaped handle. It is glazed with Fenton's "flint enamel" glaze in an olive green color with orange streaks, and decorated with a heart and tulip pattern.