Like many other pottery manufacturers in Ohio, Knowles, Taylor & Knowles began making Rockingham and yellow ware pottery. It wasn’t until nearly eight years later that they began producing ironstone tea sets, dinner services, toilet ware, cooking ware, accessory pieces, and pitchers with Britannia lids. By the end of the nineteenth-century, the company also added the production of hotel china, specialties for hospitals and asylums, and electrical porcelain. This blank water pitcher would have been decorated with gilding, transfer printed images, or a label in the circular space. It was made exclusively for hotels.

Date Made: 1890-c. 1910

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: United States: Ohio, East Liverpool

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Exhibition Location:

Credit Line: Jack F. Gates Clarke

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: 1981.0134.34Accession Number: 1981.0134Catalog Number: 1981.0134.34

Object Name: Pitcher

Physical Description: white (overall color)ceramic (overall material)Measurements: overall: 7 1/2 in x 5 1/4 in x 7 3/4 in; 19.05 cm x 13.335 cm x 19.685 cmoverall: 7 5/8 in x 7 9/16 in x 5 1/4 in; 19.3675 cm x 19.20875 cm x 13.335 cm

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b4-1ca9-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_582163

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