Cream Pitcher

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Object Name: 
Cream Pitcher
Accession Number: 
50.4.267
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 10.5 cm; Body W: 7.5 cm, D: 8.1 cm; Base Diam: 5.3 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
about 1815-1840
Primary Description: 
Cream Pitcher. Lead glass, colorless; free-blown and engraved; long slender cylindrical body, short angled shoulder, narrow cylindrical neck with flaring lipped rim; rough pontil mark; engraved decoration on body: 3/4 circlet of four-petal flowers, fine leaf-sprays and large leaves; on neck 3/4 pinnate band; applied solid slender loop handle with long crimped end, curl-back tip.
Provenance: 
McKearin, George S. (b. 1874), Source
1923
to
1950-07-31
American Glass (1948) (1948) illustrated, #6, pl. 50; p. 155; BIB# 25297