Cut Glass Pitcher

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Object Name: 
Cut Glass Pitcher
Accession Number: 
Overall H: 23.3 cm, W (Spout to Handle): 19 cm, Diam: 15 cm
Not on Display
about 1900
Credit Line: 
Gift of Gerald M. Eggert
Primary Description: 
Colorless lead glass; blown, cut, engraved, tooled. Inverted conical shape with tooled pouring lip and applied handle opposite. Cut pattern of strawberry diamonds extends to top rim which is cut in scallops; cutting is arranged in V-shaped panels on lower body and vertically below lip with hobstar just below lip. Engraved spray of daisy-like flowers on each side with three flowers and leaves. Large hobstar covering base. Handle cut with circular facets.
Pattern Name: 
Strawberry Diamond
Eggert, Gerald M., Source
American Cut and Engraved Glass (1965) pp. 282-291, esp. p. 286 top right; BIB# 27459