9 Ways to Use a Pitcher

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Object Name: 
9 Prototypes
Title: 
9 Ways to Use a Pitcher
Accession Number: 
GL227
Dimensions: 
(a) Pitcher H: 24.2 cm, W: 19 cm, D: 13.5 cm; (b) Pitcher H: 24 cm, W: 19.7 cm, D: 16.8 cm; (c) Pitcher H: 32 cm, W: 17.8 cm, D: 15.5 cm; (d) Pitcher H: 24 cm, W: 18.7 cm, D: 23.2 cm; (e) Pitcher H: 23.8 cm, W: 20.6 cm, D: 23.3 cm; (f) Pitcher H: 23.7 cm, W: 18.3 cm, D: 15.5 cm; (g) Pitcher H: 23.5 cm, W: 23.5 cm, D: 23.2 cm; (h) Pitcher H: 23.7 cm, W: 22.9 cm, D: 23.3 cm; (i) Pitcher H: 23.5 cm, W: 19.5 cm, D: 21.5 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
designed in 2012
manufactured in 2014
Primary Description: 
9 Prototypes, "9 Ways to Use a Pitcher". Colorless glass; blown, applied. Nine cylindrical pitchers with pulled spouts and applied handles. (a) Pitcher with diagonal handle. (b) Pitcher with one vertical handle and one horizontal handle. (c) Pitcher with one horizontal handle and one handle straddling the rim. (d) Pitcher with two horizontal handles. (e) Pitcher with one vertical handle and one small solid handle under lip. (f) Pitcher with one "bucket-like" handle. (g) Pitcher with one vertical handle and one solid vertical handle. (h) Pitcher with angular vertical handle. (i) Pitcher with three spouts and three vertical handles.
Provenance: 
GlassLab, Source
2012-06-30
to
2012-11-26
Color: 
Material: 
Beautiful Users: Designing for People
Venue(s)
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum 2014-12-12 through 2015-04-26
Museum of Design Atlanta 2016-06-25 through 2017-01-08
Beautiful Users: Designing for People, organized by the Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum, features nearly 100 objects that illustrate the evolution of “user-centered design”—from the mid–20th-century work of Henry Dreyfuss (who coined the phrase “designing for people”) to the complex systems and services that today’s designers are developing.
Nine ways to use a pitcher (2012)BIB# 132918