Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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pitcher
  • England, United Kingdom
  • pitcher, circa 1820
  • Where object was made: Liverpool, England, United Kingdom
  • porcelain
  • Object Height/Width: 14.6 x 15.9 cm
    Object Height/Width: 5 3/4 x 6 1/4 in
  • Gift from The Frank P. and Harriet C. Burnap Collection
  • Not on display
  • 1937.0084
Description

Porcelain pitcher with an ovoid body, straight neck, a protruding lip and a scrolled handle. The lip is brown with a white seaweed design. The neck is molded with a shell design, alternately green and white with red centers and divided by a purple band. Under the lip is a green panel with floral sprays. On either side is a molded panel. One panel has a male figure dressed in brilliant colors. The other panel has a female figure holding a trident and shield and seated next to a ship. There is a pink foliate band around the top and bottom of the pitcher. The bottom of the pitcher is vertically fluted.