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Pottery by Frackelton

Decorated pitcher
Decorated pitcher
Imported English porcelain blank
Hand painted by Susan S. Frackelton, 1880-1890
Porcelain with decoration overglaze
1958.1328c

Porcelain pitcher has a globular body with a slightly flared neck. It is white with hand-painted decoration in shades of reddish-brown overglaze. A molded in a herringbone pattern surrounds the neck, and there are ornamental bands on the rim and strap handle. The exterior sides are decorated with a flower-and-branch motif, outlined in gilt. The rim is decorated with a trefoil motif in gilt. The neck and upper body are painted in reddish-brown and gilt. The border forms a trefoil design, and there are white cartouches and medallions in a lattice motif. The foot is painted in reddish-brown and gilt, and the handle is outlined in reddish-brown and gilt. On the underside, there is a stamped key mark and stamped letters "BS" over "C & M".

Porcelain blank may be made by Cumberlidge and Humphreys, Gordon Pottery, Tunstall, England. Part of a toilette set along with 1958.1328, 1958.1328A-B, 1958.1328D-E, and 1958.1328F-H that was the personal property of Susan Frackelton and likely decorated by her. Donated in 1958 by Frackelton's daughter, Gladys F. Seely.

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