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Pitcher and Wash Basin, with view of the Boston State House

Inscription

Basin: Impressed "ROGERS" and the letter "D"; underglaze blue great seal of USA Pitcher: possible partial impressed mark (?); matching underglaze seal; two number 7's in underglaze blue.

Provenance

Acquired from Richard A. Bourne Co., Hyannis, MA, by S. Robert Teitelman (b. 1917 - d. 2008), Haverford, PA; August 22, 2010, posthumous Teitelman sale, Northeast Auctions, Portsmouth, NH, lot 789, to Timothy Phillips, Cambridge, MA; 2011, gift of Timothy Phillips to the MFA. (Accession Date: January 25, 2012)

Credit Line

Gift of Timothy Phillips in memory of Thomas F. Phillips, Jr.

England, Staffordshire, about 1840

Dimensions

Basin: H. 4 3/4; Diam. 12 3/8 in. Pitcher: H. 8 3/4 in.; W. 9 in.; Diam. 6 1/2 in.

Accession Number

2011.2122.1-2

Medium or Technique

Pearlware, with transfer-printed decoration

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Ceramics, Pottery, Earthenware