1/2 Gallon R.L. Pitcher

Object Name: 
1/2 Gallon R.L. Pitcher

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Object Name: 
1/2 Gallon R.L. Pitcher
Accession Number: 
50.4.371
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 20.3 cm; Rim W: 12.25 cm, D: 17.8 cm; Base Diam: 10.5 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
about 1864-1875
Primary Description: 
Water Pitcher. Lead glass, colorless; pressed; long cylindrical body with very wide pouring lip, wide plain band at top and above double bellflower circlet on finely ribbed field; base depressed at ground and polished pontil mark; applied broad strap angular-loop handle with tongue-like attachment at neck and long end with crimped and turned back tip.
Department: 
Pattern Name: 
Bellflower
Provenance: 
McKearin, George S. (b. 1874), Source
1950-07-31
Color: 
Technique: 
Material: 
Un guide pour la datation de la verrerie de table des annees 1800 a 1940 (2001) illustrated, Fig. 24, p. 197; BIB# 96483
Studies in Material Culture Research (2000) illustrated, p. 167, fig. 24; BIB# 71763
Glass Tableware, Bowls and Vases (1982) illustrated, pl. 89; BIB# 22048
American and European Pressed Glass in The Corning Museum of Glass (1981) illustrated, p. 263, #1046; BIB# 30457
Prices of Glassware (1859/1860) illustrated