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Object Name: 
Cream Basket
Accession Number: 
86.4.197
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 14.5 cm, Diam (max): 7.3 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
1739-1776
Credit Line: 
Gift of Miss Elizabeth Wistar
Primary Description: 
Blue non-lead glass; blown, tooled. Bucket-shaped container with handle arched across top; tooled bird sits on top of handle; arc of handle rests on two smaller arcs which are applied to folded rim of bowl; applied circular foot, tooled around rim, rough pontil mark; several paper stickers on base; one in center says in faded brown ink "No. 36 /1797/RWD", one with red border has "253-L", another "1561" and one "102".
Department: 
Provenance: 
Wistar Estate, Elizabeth ((d. 1993)), Source
Wistar Estate, Elizabeth ((d. 1993)), Source
Category: 
Color: 
Material: 
Chemical Analyses of Early Glasses (Volume 3) (2012) pp. 86, 683; BIB# 61154
American Antiques and Collectibles (2001) illustrated, p. 264; BIB# 76353
A Catalogue of American Antiques (1990) illustrated, p. 92; BIB# 69239
Recent Important Acquisitions, 29 (1987) illustrated, p. 117, #15; BIB# AI19055
Glass Production in Eighteenth Century America: The Wistarburg Enterprise (1976) figs. 22-23, pp. 95-96;
The Wistarburgh Glassworks : The Beginning of Jersey Glassmaking (1976) illustrated, pp. 25-27, fig. 19; Parallel fig. 20, p. 28; BIB# 19317
Old South Jersey Glass (1919) p. 84;