Pitcher

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Object Name: 
Pitcher
Accession Number: 
98.4.168
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 18 cm, W: 18.5 cm, Diam: 13.7 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
about 1825-1845
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mr. Charles P. Whittemore
Web Description: 
The cut pattern on this pitcher is typical of the period and is often found on decanters and tumblers. The Museum has several other objects from this factory, acquired from another member of the Dummer family.
Provenance: 
Dummer-Lyman family members, Former Collection
Whittemore, Charles P., Source
1998-06-26
Color: 
Technique: 
Primary Description: 
Colorless lead glass; blown, tooled, cut; barrel-shaped body with top rim cut into serrations, ear-shaped handle opposed tooled pouring lip with cut thumb rest on top, and cut flute at bottom, pattern of flutes, fans and strawberry diamonds around body, applied circular foot, cut with a multi-pointed star underneath.
The Corning Museum of Glass: A Decade of Glass Collecting 1990-1999 (2000) illustrated, pp. 50-51, #70; BIB# 65446
Recent Important Acquisitions, 41 (1999) illustrated, p. 185, #14; BIB# AI43981
The Corning Museum of Glass Annual Report 1998 (1999) illustrated, p. 21, #6; BIB# AI95009