Venetian-style Pitcher

Object Name: 
Venetian-style Pitcher

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Object Name: 
Venetian-style Pitcher
Accession Number: 
2008.4.132
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 25.1 cm, W: 14 cm, Diam (max): 11.6 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
about 1894-1910
Primary Description: 
Translucent opal and transparent green glass; mold-blown, applied flaked gold-leaf decoration. Cylindrical shape vase with spiral twisted ribs; slightly compressed rolled foot, pulled spout and a green handle. The handle is vertically reeded with an applied "star" terminal. Decorated overall with flaked gold-leaf decoration; rough pontil.
Department: 
Provenance: 
DeCordova Museum and Sculpture Park, Source
Material: 
Inscription: 
LDC.88.13
inscription
Painted On underside of base Black paint/ink.
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label
Label/adhesive On underside of base Rectangular white label with black text.