Parian Barrel-Shaped Pitcher

Parian Barrel-Shaped Pitcher

$65.00Price

Parian pitcher molded in the form of a barrel. Circa 1850- 1875.

 

Dimensions: Approximately 4 ½” tall.

 

Parian pitcher molded in the form of a barrel. Circa 1850- 1875.

 

Unglazed cream-colored body molded as a barrel with a high level of detail. See photos.

 

Condition: In excellent condition consistent with age and usage.

 

Parianware, also called statuary marble, were unglazed ceramics intended as an inexpensive alternative to statuary marble and Sevres biscuit porcelain for the Victorian middle class. It was relatively inexpensive because it was easily manufactured by slip casting.