Pitcher

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Object Name: 
Pitcher
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
86.4.42
Dimensions: 
H: 13.9 cm, D: 8.9 cm, W (incl. handle): 13.6 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
1851
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Crandall Melvin Jr., by exchange, in memory of Gertrude Christman Melvin
Primary Description: 
Grayish non-lead glass; blown, engraved. Cylindrical body with cylindrical neck, smaller then body; flaring mouth, tooled pouring spout, applied handle; inscription engraved on lower body "C.F. to M.C.F." in old English letters with "1851" crudely engraved underneath and a wreath below date; rough pontil mark on base.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Innes, Lowell (d. 1986), Former Collection
Schwind Antiques, Source
1986-05-09
Category: 
Color: 
Technique: 
Recent Important Acquisitions, 29 (1987) illustrated, p. 123, #30; BIB# AI19055
Two important glass auctions (1986-05-03) Lot #32; BIB# 13023
Pittsburgh Glass, 1797-1891 (1976) illustrated, p. 107 (fig. 54); BIB# 19272