Cream Jug

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Object Name: 
Cream Jug
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
82.4.11
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 14 cm, W: 9.7 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
1790-1820
Web Description: 
This jug contains a Mexican coin dated 1781.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Meachan, Minnie, Former Collection
Sotheby's, Source
1982-04-22
Color: 
Technique: 
Material: 
Primary Description: 
Slightly greenish non-lead glass; mold-blown. Ovoid form with ribs swirling to right; applied threading below rim; small pinched lip; ear-shaped handle with curl at bottom; two wafers at bottom of body above spherical hollow knop containing a Spanish silver coin inscribed "HISPAN. ET IND. R.M.F." with a coat of arms on one side and "CAROLUS III DEI GRATIA" on other about a prof. 6 portrait Scalloped circular foot below knop, rough pontil mark. Coin minted in Mexico City, dated 178(1)?
American Glass (1948) (1948) pl. 41, #9; BIB# 25297