Creamer

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Object Name: 
Creamer
Accession Number: 
50.4.205
Dimensions: 
Overall (at lip) H: 10.25 cm; Rim W: 8.7 cm, D: 11 cm; Foot Diam: 6.5 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
probably 1829-1832
Primary Description: 
Creamer. Lead glass, colorless; pressed in one piece; ovoid body, high arched lip, narrow circular foot with round serrations on edge, scroll handle; smooth inside, patterned outsides on stippled background of body, wide band of three baskets of fruit and flowers below bead-bordered chain band, and above chain band, triangles and crosscut diamonds on sides, elaborate scroll and leaf spray ornament on front; rope-edged rim; on sides of handle, row of beads between fine ribbing; on base, circle of small beads around narrow band with inscription, "R. B. CURLING & SONS FORT PITT," rayed center with dot at focus.
Department: 
Provenance: 
McKearin, George S., Source
1950-07-31
Rose, James, Former Collection
Category: 
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Technique: 
Material: 
Inscription: 
R. B. CURLING & SONS FORT PITT
inscription
Pressed base
Pittsburgh Glass
Venue(s)
Greenfield Village 1976-11 through 1977-03
Henry Ford Museum 1976-11 through 1977-03
Treasures in Glass
Venue(s)
Allentown Art Museum 1966 through 1966
 
Classical America, 1815-1845; an exhibition at the Newark Museum, April twenty-sixth through September second, nineteen sixty-three
Venue(s)
Newark Museum 1963-02 through 1963-10
American and European Pressed Glass in The Corning Museum of Glass (1981) illustrated, p. 60, #136, pl. 4; BIB# 30457
Pittsburgh Glass, 1797-1891 (1976) illustrated, p. 255 (fig. 257); BIB# 19272
The Woman's Day Dictionary of American Glass (1961-08) illustrated, p. 24, middle, second from right; BIB# 98018
Glas (1958) illustrated, p. 135; BIB# 25567
Glas (1958) illustrated, p. 141, fig. 135;
The Corning Glass Center (1958) illustrated, p. 20 (bottom); BIB# 26395
Sandwich Glass Handbook (3rd printing) (1947) illustrated, pl. 194; BIB# 77083
American Glass (1941) (1941) illustrated, #4, pl. 147; BIB# 25298