Pitcher

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Object Name: 
Pitcher
Accession Number: 
55.4.204
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 16.8 cm; Rim Diam: 11.5 cm; Body Diam (lip-handle): 16.8 cm; Base Diam: 8.8 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
about 1825-1835
Primary Description: 
Pitcher. Clear glass; blown-three-mold; ovoid body with concave base having rough pontil mark, wide neck flaring to rim and deeply pinched lip; solid applied handle with heavy medial rib; patterned probably in quart decanter mold in GIII-26 sunburst pattern.
Provenance: 
McKearin Antiques, Source
1955-11-12
Color: 
Material: 
Masterpieces of American Glass
Venue(s)
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
American Fancy: Exuberance in the Arts, 1790-1840 (2004) illustrated, p. 191, fig. 337; BIB# 81579
American Antiques and Collectibles (2001) illustrated, p. 269; BIB# 76353
Masterpieces of American Glass (1990) illustrated, pp. 27, 92, pl. 41; BIB# 33046
A Short History of Glass (1990 edition) (1990) illustrated, p.75-76, #66; BIB# 33211
A Catalogue of American Antiques (1990) illustrated, p. 97; BIB# 69239
Two Hundred Years of American Blown Glass (Doubleday edition) (1950) pl. 42, #2, pp. 204-205; BIB# 25299