Cut and Engraved Pitcher

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Title: 
Cut and Engraved Pitcher
Accession Number: 
2008.4.92
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 31.3 cm, W: 16.6 cm, D: 10.7 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
1875-1876
Primary Description: 
Colorless glass; blown, applied, cut, engraved. Ovoid pitcher has wide foot, narrow collar-style stem, high rounded shoulder and slightly flared rim with spout. An applied handle attaches at rim and side of body just below shoulder. The piece has been cut with radiating lines on foot, facets near stem, repeating ovals around neck and arches and large diamonds, with four panels engraved with storks, tress and flowers. There is a floral pattern around top and engraved E.A. on the front below spout.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Simmonds, Ian, Source
2008-09-02
Category: 
Color: 
Material: 
Inscription: 
E.A.
inscription
Engraved front below spout