Hand Basin and Pitcher

Object Name: 
Hand Basin and Pitcher

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Object Name: 
Hand Basin and Pitcher
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Primary Description: 
Hand Basin and Pitcher. Green or bottle glass, brilliant aquamarine; free-blown with applied and tooled decoration. Basin: deep circular form with flaring heavy outfolded rim, and applied lily-pad Type III decoration on sides; applied circular sloping foot with crimped sides and pontil mark on base. Pitcher: spheroid body with lily-pad Type III, threaded wide cylindrical neck spreading at rim and with long pinched lip, applied broad crimped foot with pontil-marked flat base; applied loop handle with long crimped and curled end.
McKearin, George S. (b. 1874), Source
Sterns, S. M., Former Collection
Masterpieces of American Glass
Museum of Applied Arts 1990-07-27 through 1990-09-02
State Hermitage Museum 1990-09-15 through 1990-10-21
Museum of the State Institute of Glass 1990-11-02 through 1991-01-04
Loan exhibition of eighteenth and early nineteenth century furniture & glass; for the benefit of the National Council of Girl Scouts, inc.
American Art Galleries 1929-09-25 through 1929-10-09
Treasures from the Corning Museum of Glass (2008-12) illustrated, p. 101, #95;
The encyclopedia of modern marbles, spheres & orbs (2005) illustrated, p. 22 fig. 17; BIB# 88983
The encyclopedia of modern marbles, spheres & orbs (2005) illustrated, p. 22 fig. 17; BIB# 88983
Masterpieces of American Glass (1990) illustrated, pp. 12, 91, pl. 13; BIB# 33046
Glass-Nost: Corning and Russian Museum Set Cultural Exchange (1989) illustrated, p. 92;
Two Hundred Years of American Blown Glass (Doubleday edition) (1950) illustrated, pl. 25, p. 170; p. 120 ff.; p. 37 ff.; BIB# 25299