Champagne Pitcher

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Object Name: 
Champagne Pitcher
Accession Number: 
H: 28 cm, D(max): 14.4 cm
On Display
about 1870-1888
Primary Description: 
Colorless, lead glass; blown. Pear-shape body; trefoil lip; twisted solid rope handle applied around neck and fastened to body on either side of a pushed-in ice reservoir, also rope-rimmed; body rolled in crumbs of glass on marver while hot to get "ice glass" effect; flat base; slightly pushed in.
Eisenberg, Jeanne, Source
Masterpieces of American Glass
Museum of Applied Arts 1990-07-27 through 1990-09-02
State Hermitage Museum 1990-09-15 through 1990-10-21
Museum of the State Institute of Glass 1990-11-02 through 1991-01-04
Glass A to Z (2002) illustrated, p. 107; BIB# 73416
Masterpieces of American Glass (1990) illustrated, pp. 46, 94, pl. 74; BIB# 33046
Glass Tableware, Bowls and Vases (1982) pl. 95; BIB# 22048