Pitcher

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Object Name: 
Pitcher
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
55.4.134
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 22.4 cm, Rim Diam: 11.9 cm; Body Diam (lip-handle): 19.3 cm; Foot Diam: 9.5 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
about 1830-1850
Primary Description: 
Pitcher. Transparent blue heavy glass with many minute and few large bubbles; free blown with applied decoration; sloping foot with large rough pontil mark, almost spherical body with wide cylindrical neck flaring to thickened rim with pinched lip; ear-shaped strap-handle (three ribs) applied to upper neck and body, wide spiral threading around neck, body with superimposed lily-pad decoration Type II (McKearin, American Glass, 1948, p. 27).
Department: 
Provenance: 
McKearin Antiques, Source
1955-11-12
Category: 
American Glass: Industry and Art
Venue(s)
Corning Museum of Glass
Exhibition of objects shown on US postage stamps.
American Glass [postage stamps] (1998) illustrated BIB# 61141
Die Kunst des 19. Jahrhunderts (1966) illustrated, p. 280, ill. 295; BIB# 163717