Pitcher in "Gravic Carnation" Pattern

Object Name: 
Pitcher in "Gravic Carnation" Pattern

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Object Name: 
Pitcher in "Gravic Carnation" Pattern
Accession Number: 
Overall H: 28.2, W (including handle): 16.7, Diam (body): 15.4 cm
Not on Display
Credit Line: 
Purchased with the assistance of the Harriet Smith Fund
Web Description: 
Carnation is one of the most popular patterns in the "Gravic" line. The "Gravic" trademark was registered in 1903, and the Carnation pattern was in use by 1904 when it first appeared in a brochure. Gravic was replaced by "Satin-Engraved" in the advertisements by 1915.
Pattern Name: 
Gravic Carnation
From the Cutter's Wheel, Former Collection
GRAVIC GLASS / [trefoil with fleur de lis in center and a duck-like bird on either side] / HAWKES
Acid stamped on bottom of base near edge (below handle)
Primary Description: 
Pitcher in "Gravic Carnation" Pattern. Colorless lead glass; blown, cut, engraved .Slightly waisted cylindrical form with cut and polished top rim, applied handle opposite lip, engraved decoration of carnations, stems, and leaves covering most of body, curved radiating lines engraved on base, trademark stamped on base.
The Corning Museum of Glass: A Decade of Glass Collecting 1990-1999 (2000) illustrated, pp. 41, 57, #92; BIB# 65446
Recent Important Acquisitions, 41 (1999) illustrated, pp. 200-201, #46; BIB# AI43981
The Corning Museum of Glass Annual Report 1998 (1999) illustrated, p. 21, #5; BIB# AI95009