English Ridgway Gothic pitcher with pewter lid 1840(127 views)
Description: English Ridgway ceramic Gothic covered pitcher. 8.5” tall. Marked: “Published by W. Ridgway Son & Company September 1, 1840”. Pale blue pottery with a pewter lid which is marked “Dixon & Son” Gothic design elements with two knights riding in a jousting contest. This form and decoration came in progressive sizes. This size was fitted with a lid and was probably used for milk. Condition: tiny yellow staining on the entire surface probably caused by iron the the clay mix.
Condition Report: Staining to the pottery surface
Provenance: From the private collection of a Newport Gentleman
Dimensions: 8.5" tall
Artist or Maker: Ridgway and Son
Medium: Pottery - ceramic
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