Amberina Pitcher in "Hob and Star" Pattern

Object Name: 
Amberina Pitcher in "Hob and Star" Pattern

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Object Name: 
Amberina Pitcher in "Hob and Star" Pattern
Accession Number: 
90.4.170
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 30.6 cm, W (including handle): 14.9 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
1886-1888
Credit Line: 
Gift of Harriet Smith
Primary Description: 
Yellow shaded to red "amberina" lead glass; blown, cut. Tall cylindrical shape, top rim cut, tooled pouring lip; applied handle opposite lip, cut with notches; color shades from red at rim to amber at base; entire body cut in "Hob and Star" pattern except smooth area around handle; base cut with multi-pointed star.
Department: 
Pattern Name: 
Hob and Star
Provenance: 
Brunner, Paul, Former Collection
Wolf's Auction Gallery, Source
1990-11-26
Smith, Harriet, Source
1990-11-26
Color: 
Technique: 
Material: 
200 Years of Glass: A History of Libbey Glass (2019) illustrated, p. 11 (fig. 1-8);
Miller's Antiques Encyclopedia (1998) illustrated, p. 285; BIB# 57739
Glassworks (AAF) (1992-06) illustrated, p. 68;
Recent Important Acquisitions, 33 (1991) illustrated, p. 103, #21; BIB# AI27386