Water Pitcher

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Object Name: 
Water Pitcher
Accession Number: 
50.4.449
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 22.5 cm; Rim W: 12.25, D: 13.5 cm; Shoulder Diam: 16 cm; Base Diam: 10.5 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
1810-1844
Primary Description: 
Water Pitcher. Non-lead glass, aquamarine; free-blown with applied decoration; large body with sides spreading sharply from rounded bottom, rounding at sloping shoulder, threaded cylindrical neck spreading at rim with wide lip; rough pontil mark; applied solid loop handle with unusually long crimped end, curled-back tip.
Provenance: 
McKearin, George S. (b. 1874), Source
1930
to
1950-07-31
American Glass (1948) (1948) illustrated, #4, pl. 67; BIB# 25297