Pitcher

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Object Name: 
Pitcher
Maker(s): 
Accession Number: 
55.4.133
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 14.8 cm; Rim Diam: 10.2 cm; Body Diam (lip-handle): 13.5 cm; Base Diam: 7.3 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
about 1840-1850
Primary Description: 
Pitcher. Transparent olive-amber glass with minute and small bubbles; free blown, with applied decoration; ovoid body with concave base and rough pontil mark, wide neck flaring to rim with pinched lip; solid ear-shaped handle applied to neck and shoulder; spiral threading around neck, body with superimposed lily-pad decoration Type II (McKearin, American Glass, 1948, p. 27).
Department: 
Provenance: 
McKearin Antiques, Source
1955-11-12
Glass Tableware, Bowls and Vases (1982) pl. 123, third from left; BIB# 22048