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Catalog Number 107/7568
Object Name Vessel
Description One pearlware ceramic pitcher, transfer printed. The pitcher has a flat base and transfer printed blue and white floral pattern on the exterior and interior lip. The interior of the pitcher is glazed plain white. The pitcher is constructed from many smaller sherds that have been glued together. The handle for the pitcher is no longer attached to the body of the pitcher.

There is a small bag of 11 associated sherds (some are several smaller sherds that have been glued together) as well.

One partial pitcher, reconstructed, oval body, flat base, blue and white floral pattern on exterior and interior lip, white interior. Handle fragment and 11 sherds detached. Small loose bits of glaze in bag.

Pattern on vessel is very similar to pattern known as "Basket of Flowers" - via Transferware Collectors Club.
Site Name Lucy Foster Site
Site # 19-ES-247
Material Ceramic
Excavated by Bullen, Adelaide
Excavated date 1943-01-01
Collector Bullen, Ripley
Collection date 1943-01-01
Lexicon sub-category Pearlware
Adopted By Elizabeth Parker Powell
Place United States | MA | Essex | Andover