Jug (Pitcher)

  • Category:

    Ceramics

  • Creator (Role):

    T. Dixon (Publisher)

    Herculaneum Factory (Possible maker)

    Thomas Kelly (Engraver)

  • Place of Origin:

    Liverpool, Merseyside, England, United Kingdom, Europe

  • Date:

    1805-1807

  • Materials:

    Earthenware (creamware); Lead glaze

  • Techniques:

    Thrown, Printed, Extruded, Gilded

  • Museum Object Number:

    1958.1191


  • Complete Details



Object Number

1958.1191

Object Name

Jug (Pitcher)

Category

Ceramics

Credit Line/Donor

Bequest of Henry Francis du Pont

Creator (Role)

T. Dixon (Publisher)

Herculaneum Factory (Possible maker)

Thomas Kelly (Engraver)

Place of Origin

Liverpool, Merseyside, England, United Kingdom, Europe

Date

1805-1807

Mark or Signature or Inscription or Label

1. Label; Underside; Old collection number typewritten on a rectangular label, "Ep20". The same number is painted in red and crossed through on the underside.
2. Label; Underside; Square label with "4" handwritten in pencil or wax crayon.
3. Signature; Bottom center of Preble portrait; Printed "D"

Subjects

Naval history; Native American; American Indian; Maritime; Military; American themed ceramics; Commodore Preble

Materials

Earthenware (creamware); Lead glaze

Techniques

Thrown, Printed, Extruded, Gilded

Dimensions (inches)

9 (H) , 9.5 (Diam)

Dimensions (centimeters)

22.86 (H) , 24.13 (Diam)

Measurement Notes

Diam. measurement includes handle and lip. Dia. of body is: 7

Object Description

Text available soon.

Bibliography and Bibliographic Notes

[Book] Teitelman, S. Robert, et al. 2010 Success to America: Creamware for the American Market Featuring the S. Robert Teitelman Collection at Winterthur.
Published: No. 27, pp. 122-123.
[Book] Arman, David & Arman, Linda. 1998 Anglo-American Ceramics Part I. Transfer Printed Creamware and Pearlware for the American Market 1760-1860.
Print source: p. 37 and similar example pp. 155-156, P.42 and C.17, p. 79; Preble info: p. 37.
[Book] McCauley, Robert Henry. 1942 Liverpool transfer designs on Anglo-American pottery.
Description of print: p. 82, no. 45, plate XXII.
[Book] Drakard, David. 1992 Printed English Pottery. History and Humour in the reign of George III 1760-1820.
Discussion of print source: p. 207, fig. 574.