Pitcher with Landscape Scene

Object Name: 
Pitcher with Landscape Scene

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Object Name: 
Pitcher with Landscape Scene
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Overall H: 27.4 cm, W: 19.4 cm, D: 12.1 cm
Not on Display
about 1850
Primary Description: 
Opalescent white ("opaline") lead glass; blown and painted. Pointed ovoid shape, with flared, arched rim and trailed ring around the neck; painted landscape scene on the front, depicting a woman, seated, holding a needlework (?) frame in her lap, while a man in top hat stands behind, with a stylized house and trees in the distance, and another figure (probably female) stands beside a tree at the right; floral sprays at either side of the handle, a floral spray below the lip, a band of forget-me-nots around the rim, a band of red and green dots on the neck ring, and two sprays of yellow flowers below the rim; a stylized flower behind the handle; applied loop handle; heavy capstan stem and heavy disk foot with square rim; rough ground pontil mark.
Albany Institute of History and Art, Former Collection