Pitcher

What is AAT?

The Art & Architecture Thesaurus (AAT) (r) is a structured vocabulary for generic concepts related to art and architecture. It was developed by The Getty Research Institute to help research institutions become consistent in the terminology they use.Learn More

Object Name: 
Pitcher
Accession Number: 
50.4.448 B
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 37.24 cm; Rim W: 15 cm, D: 13.25 cm; Shoulder Diam: 13.25; Base Diam: 11 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
about 1840-1860
Primary Description: 
Pitcher. Non-lead glass, green-aquamarine; free-blown. Pitcher: large body with side spreading from thick base with rough pontil mark to narrow, nearly flat shoulder, threaded wide neck pulled forward in "V" to form pouring lip; applied large broad strap handle with medial rib and long turned-back and crimped end.
Department: 
Provenance: 
McKearin, George S. (b. 1874), Source
1922
to
1950-07-31
Loan exhibition of eighteenth and early nineteenth century furniture & glass; for the benefit of the National Council of Girl Scouts, inc.
Venue(s)
American Art Galleries 1929-09-25 through 1929-10-09
American Glass (1948) (1948) illustrated, #5, pl. 65; BIB# 25297