Union Porcelain Works (1863-ca. 1922). <em>Cream Pitcher</em>, 1876. Porcelain, 3 7/8 x 3 1/2 in. (9.8 x 8.9 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Franklin Chace, 68.87.31. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: , 68.87.29a-b_68.87.30a-b_68.87.31_68.87.32a-b_SL1.jpg)

Cream Pitcher

Artist:Union Porcelain WorksKarl L. H. Mueller

Medium: Porcelain

Geograhical Locations:


Dimensions: 3 7/8 x 3 1/2 in. (9.8 x 8.9 cm)


Museum Location: American Art Galleries, 5th Floor, Nations Divided, 1860–1910


Accession Number: 68.87.31

Image: 68.87.29a-b_68.87.30a-b_68.87.31_68.87.32a-b_SL1.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
Creamer pitcher, part of tête-à-tête tea set (68.87.28-.32), hard-paste porcelain. Body is general cylindrical shape, rises from flat bottom, angled in at sides, flares out around top edge to form spout, undulating rim around top edge. Opposing handle in form of pitcher plant with ram's head. Raised on four rabbit feet. Body decorated with light orange ground covered with flowers and butterflies; white reserves on sides and below spout contain flowers and birds. Gilt band around inside top edge. Condition: Good

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