Broad Flute

What is AAT?

The Art & Architecture Thesaurus (AAT) (r) is a structured vocabulary for generic concepts related to art and architecture. It was developed by The Getty Research Institute to help research institutions become consistent in the terminology they use.Learn More

Object Name: 
Pitcher Cut with 8 Panel Flutes
Title: 
Broad Flute
Accession Number: 
2000.4.16
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 17.8 cm, W: 12.1 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
about 1830-1840
Primary Description: 
Colorless lead glass; blown, cut; barrel-shaped body with tooled pouring lip and heavy applied hollow handle opposite lip. Handle curled up at lower end. Cut horizontal lines under lip and at sides of neck; eight cut broad panels on top part of body extending down to polished base with polished pontil mark in center.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Jessen, Lawrence, Source
2000-09-18
Color: 
Technique: 
Inscription: 
J93.50
inscription
bottom base numbered in black
Recent Important Acquisitions, 40 (1998) illustrated, p. 149, #22; BIB# AI40492