Whiskey Jug and Stopper in "Snail" Pattern

Object Name: 
Whiskey Jug and Stopper in "Snail" Pattern

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Object Name: 
Whiskey Jug and Stopper in "Snail" Pattern
Accession Number: 
94.4.165
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 22.7; (a) Jug H: 16.5 cm, W: 17.2 cm, Diam (max): 16.7 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
1898-1905
Primary Description: 
Whiskey Jug and Stopper in "Snail" Pattern. Colorless lead glass, silver; blown, cut, engraved. Squat cylindrical shape with mouth cut into a hexagon, applied handle from mouth to shoulder, engraved pattern of wheat fronds on upper body and cut snail-shell like pattern on lower body, flat circular base, polished. Silver over glass stopper has tapering cylindrical shank, and dome-shaped silver over the glass with "W" on top and engraved silver scrolls on sides.
Department: 
Pattern Name: 
Snail
Provenance: 
Efron, Paul, Source
1994-10-06
Category: 
Material: 
Inscription: 
W
inscription
Engraved (b) top
STERLING D822
inscription
(b) silver with lion and anchor
J HOARE & CO / WHEAT PATTERN
label
Affixed (a) shoulder gummed
The American Cut Glass Industry: T. G. Hawkes and His Competitors (1997) illustrated, cover;
The American Cut Glass Industry and T. G. Hawkes (1996-09) illustrated, p. 4;
The American Cut Glass Industry: T. G. Hawkes and His Competitors (1996) illustrated, p. 282, #11-54; BIB# 36646
Recent Important Acquisitions, 37 (1995) illustrated, p. 115, #39; BIB# AI36371