"Hercules" refrigerator pitcher
Object Place: East Liverpool, Ohio
23.5 x 17.8 x 8.9 cm (9 1/4 x 7 x 3 1/2 in.)
Medium or Technique
Porcelaneous stoneware with "Cobalt" blue glaze
Not On View
Tall molded pitcher, executed in a streamline design, is narrowly elliptical in section. Enclosed within its rounded, rectangular silhouette is a hollow handle that is integral to the vessel. Three horizontal indentations near base and a set-in foot are additional design elements. Removable triangular lid is bezel-set. Cobalt blue glaze.
Stamped in black ink on unglazed base: "MADE EXCLUSIVELY FOR / WESTINGHOUSE / BY / The Hall China Co. / MADE IN U. S. A."
Purchased by the donor on October 21, 2001 from Troy E. McHenry Co., Ltd., Auctioneers, of Cincinnati, Ohio; to MFA, 2001, gift of Barbara McLean Ward and Gerald W. R. Ward.
Gift of Barbara McLean Ward and Gerald W. R. Ward
Reproduced with permission.