Pitcher

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Object Name: 
Pitcher
Accession Number: 
58.4.1
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 30.8 cm; Diam (spout-handle): 19.4 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
1852-1863
Primary Description: 
Pitcher. Clear glass; wear marks at base; free blown and cut; flat foot, short stem with flat knop, ovoid body with flat bulge at bottom, concave neck with step at bottom, and flaring to plain rim and wide spout; applied solid "ear"-shaped handle repeating curve of neck; cut star on underside of foot, lower body has broad band of hexagons (five rows), obverse of neck cut into hexagons, underside of spout cut into three panels; top and bottom of handle ground down.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Wells, Miss Mary A., Source
1957-11-07
Color: 
Material: 
The Cut and Engraved Glass of Corning, 1868-1940
Venue(s)
Corning Museum of Glass 1977-04 through 1977-10
Toledo Museum of Art 1977-11 through 1978-02
The connections between the Glassmakers of Corning and White Mills (2012-08) illustrated, p. 5926;
The Cut and Engraved Glass of Corning 1868-1940 (1977) illustrated, pp. 26-27, 89, fig. 17; BIB# 28368
The Woman's Day Dictionary of American Glass (1961-08) p. 32, top left; BIB# 98018