Cream Jug

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Object Name: 
Cream Jug
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
55.4.131
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 16.4 cm, Rim Diam : 7.7 cm; Diam (handle-lip): 11.4 cm; Foot Diam: 8.5 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
about 1835-1850
Primary Description: 
Cream Jug. Transparent pale bluish aquamarine glass; free blown, with applied decorations; solid slightly sloping foot with rough pontil mark applied to large spherical knop stem with an enclosed silver half dime dated 1829, almost spherical body with wide neck flaring to rim and pinched lip; applied solid ear-shaped handle, narrow spiral thread applied to neck and rim; on bowl superimposed lily-pad decoration Type II (McKearin, American Glass, 1948, p. 27).
Department: 
Provenance: 
McKearin Antiques, Source
1955-11-12
Category: 
The Fragile Art: Extraordinary Objects from The Corning Museum of Glass
Venue(s)
Park Avenue Armory 2009-01-23 through 2009-02-01
The 55th Annual Winter Antiques Show
Glass: A Short History (Smithsonian Books edition) (2012) illustrated, p. 91, right; BIB# 130360
Collecting Earlier American Glass (2010-04) illustrated, cover, p. 6;
Glassmaking, America's First Industry (2009-01) illustrated, p. 242, Fig. 7 (right);
American Fancy: Exuberance in the Arts, 1790-1840 (2004) illustrated, p. 190, fig. 336; BIB# 81579
Un guide pour la datation de la verrerie de table des annees 1800 a 1940 (2001) illustrated, Fig. 8, p. 182, right; BIB# 96483
A Guide to Dating Glass Tableware: 1800 to 1940 (2000) illustrated, p.154, fig. 8;
The Corning Museum of Glass and the Finger Lakes Region (1993) illustrated, p. 29, #45, second from left; BIB# 35681
Hikari no shouchu: sekai no garasu = The glass (1992) p. 160, #270; BIB# 58995
Masterpieces of Glass: A World History From The Corning Museum of Glass (1990) illustrated, pp. 190-191, pl. 87; BIB# 33819
A Short History of Glass (1990 edition) (1990) illustrated, p. 70-72, #63; BIB# 33211
A Short History of Glass (1980 edition) (1980) illustrated, p. 65, #62, left; BIB# 21161
Two Hundred Years of American Blown Glass (Doubleday edition) (1950) illustrated, pl. 8, #1, p. 100; BIB# 25299
Two Hundred Years of American Blown Glass (Crown Publishers edition) (1950) illustrated, pl. 8, #1, p. 100; BIB# 76944
Two Hundred Years of American Blown Glass (Bonanza Books edition) (1950) illustrated, pl. 8, #1, p. 100; BIB# 96725