Water Pitcher in "Honeycomb" Pattern

Object Name: 
Water Pitcher in "Honeycomb" Pattern

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Object Name: 
Water Pitcher in "Honeycomb" Pattern
Accession Number: 
50.4.422
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 19 cm; Rim W: 10 cm, D: 13.75 cm; Foot Diam: 10.5 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
about 1870-1879
Primary Description: 
Honeycomb Water Pitcher. Non-lead glass, bubbly, colorless with gray cast; pressed; globular body with band of four rows of honeycomb facets, cylindrical neck with upright scalloped rim and wide low arch lip; circular stepped dome-foot with smooth base; applied broad thick semi-ear-shaped handle arching above rim at top, long crimped end with curled tip.
Department: 
Pattern Name: 
Honeycomb
Provenance: 
McKearin, George S. (b. 1874), Source
1950-07-31
Material: 
American and European Pressed Glass in The Corning Museum of Glass (1981) illustrated, p. 252, #995; BIB# 30457
New England Glass Company Catalogue (1869) illustrated, #442, cream, pl. 8;