The pitcher plant, peculiarly American, was a motif favored by the Union Porcelain Works. The plant itself is essentially a vessel and thus an appropriate form for a vase.
Place object was created: Greenpoint, NY
Measurements: height: 9 inches diameter: 4.5 inchesMuseum Purchase: Mint Museums Auxiliary Fund 2003.97.15
Currently on view at Mint Museum RANDOLPH