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Pitcher, from a Japonisme Lemonade Set Pitcher, 1879

This is a Pitcher. It was manufactured by Worcester. It is dated 1879 and we acquired it in 1989. Its medium is hard paste porcelain, vitreous enamel, gold. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

It is credited Museum purchase from Decorative Arts Association Acquisition Fund.

  • Ewer Ewer, ca. 1800
  • porcelain, vitreous enamel, gold.
  • Museum purchase through gift of Mrs. John Jay Ide, in memory of John Jay Ide.
  • 1991-45-1

Its dimensions are

H x W x D: 22.5 × 15.4 × 9.2 cm (8 7/8 × 6 1/16 × 3 5/8 in.)

It has the following markings

Underside: [1] crown above a circle with scrolling W's and "C51" at center, "P" (?) beneath, impressed in green overglaze (Royal Worcester manufactury and date mark) [2] "Rx/-Set", painted in black overglaze (faded) [3] "C|A|-|- / 2 pieces", painted in black overglaze

It is signed

Unsigned

It is inscribed

Uninscribed

Cite this object as

Pitcher, from a Japonisme Lemonade Set Pitcher, 1879; Manufactured by Worcester Porcelain Factory (England, GB, United Kingdom); hard paste porcelain, vitreous enamel, gold; H x W x D: 22.5 × 15.4 × 9.2 cm (8 7/8 × 6 1/16 × 3 5/8 in.); Museum purchase from Decorative Arts Association Acquisition Fund; 1989-77-2

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