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Object Name: 
Cream Pitcher
Accession Number: 
50.4.259
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 15.5 cm; Rim W: 7.75, D: 10.25 cm; Foot Diam: 7.8 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
probably 1875-1899
Primary Description: 
Cream Pitcher. Lead glass, colorless; free-blown, cut and engraved; ovoid body, short neck with wide arched lip; engraved decoration on body: two rows of small linear "stars" above and below beaded medallion with initial "T" at center of openback bracelet band with simple polygon and dot motifs; applied circular foot with star-cut base; applied solid swan-neck handle with flattened and squared end.
Department: 
Provenance: 
McKearin, George S. (b. 1874), Source
1943
to
1950-07-31
Color: 
Material: 
Inscription: 
T
inscription
Engraved body front