Cream Pitcher

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Object Name: 
Cream Pitcher
Accession Number: 
50.4.206
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 13 cm; Rim W: 8.5 cm, D: 11 cm; Foot Diam: 7.5 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
probably 1860-1869
Primary Description: 
Cream Pitcher. Lead glass, colorless; pressed in one piece; octagonal helmet-shape with flaring circular foot and plain swan-neck handle; on body, long slender panels with relief decoration of two series of four different elaborated arabesques of scrolls, leaves, and flower motifs; on inside of foot, arcs radiating from small dot at focus and forming diamonds, dot at center of each diamond.
Department: 
Provenance: 
McKearin, George S., Source
1950-07-31
Color: 
Technique: 
Material: 
Glass Tableware, Bowls and Vases (1982) pl. 141, left; BIB# 22048
American and European Pressed Glass in The Corning Museum of Glass (1981) illustrated, p. 249, #978-979; BIB# 30457
Title Unknown (Spinning Wheel) (1963-11) illustrated, cover;