Claret Jug in "Venetian" Pattern

Object Name: 
Claret Jug in "Venetian" Pattern

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Object Name: 
Claret Jug in "Venetian" Pattern
Accession Number: 
99.4.94
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 30 cm, L: 16 cm, Diam (max): 10.9 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
1889-1899
Credit Line: 
Gift of Cliff and Ruth Jordan
Primary Description: 
Transparent "cranberry" glass, sterling silver, gold wash; blown, cut. Jug with sterling silver mount and "Venetian" pattern. Cylindrical body slightly narrower at top; glass rim covered by silver collar, pouring spout, cover and handle one piece of tooled silver which fits over top rim is ornamented with a flower and scroll design on neck, row of flowers on collar, scrolls on hinged cover, and plain, hollow ear-shaped handle extending from neck to body which it does not touch. Body is cut through ruby glass to colorless in a pattern of fans on top, above six vertical diamonds filled with cross-hatching and stars above six diamond filled pointed arches; multi-pointed star on base.
Department: 
Pattern Name: 
Venetian
Provenance: 
Jordan, Clifford, Source
1999-11-19
Jordan, Ruth, Source
1999-11-19
Category: 
Color: 
Inscription: 
N84
Label
Bottom of base
GORHAM MFG. CO. STERLING
Trademark
lower edge of mount, beneath handle
The Gather (2006) illustrated, p. 5;
The Corning Museum of Glass Annual Report 1999 (2000) illustrated, pp. 11, 15;
The Corning Museum of Glass: A Decade of Glass Collecting 1990-1999 (2000) illustrated, pp. 54-55, #84; BIB# 65446
Recent Important Acquisitions, 42 (2000) illustrated, p. 192, fig. 30; BIB# AI49427
The American Cut Glass Industry: T. G. Hawkes and His Competitors (1996) illustrated, p. 54, #2-19; BIB# 36646