Cream Pitcher

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Object Name: 
Cream Pitcher
Accession Number: 
Overall H: 12.5 cm; Rim W: 7.75 cm, D: 9 cm
On Display
probably 1815-1830
Primary Description: 
Cream Pitcher. Lead glass, clear purplish amethyst; pattern-molded and free-blown; small body with straight sides spreading to rounding short shoulder, wide neck flaring at rim with deep lip and tooled lines giving banded effect; rough pontil mark; pattern of expanded vertical ribbing; large handle arching slightly above rim and curving down to shoulder, very long "leaf" end with tip turned back.
McKearin, George S. (b. 1874), Source
Glass Tableware, Bowls and Vases (1982) illustrated, pl. 114; BIB# 22048
Pittsburgh Glass, 1797-1891 (1976) illustrated, p. 174 (fig. 151); BIB# 19272