Hampshire Pottery. <em>Pitcher</em>, ca. 1892. Glazed earthenware, 6 1/2 x 6 x 4 1/2 in. (16.5 x 15.2 x 11.4 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Jay Lewis, 86.242.3. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 86.242.3_PS5.jpg)


Artist:Hampshire PotteryJ.S. Taft & Company

Medium: Glazed earthenware

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:ca. 1892

Dimensions: 6 1/2 x 6 x 4 1/2 in. (16.5 x 15.2 x 11.4 cm)


Accession Number: 86.242.3

Image: 86.242.3_PS5.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
Pitcher, glazed earthenware. Oval body flares to broad midpoint then returns to narrow neck which rises to pointed spout and s-shaped handle. Exterior of body is pale yellow or ivory with areas of gold decoration in cloud-like forms; handle and spout are gold. On front, painted in dark brown, a witch on broomstick in starry sky chasing bats; on back, three crossed pins, 1692. CONDITION: Glaze crazed, otherwise fine.

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