Pitcher

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Object Name: 
Pitcher
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
59.1.149
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 27.5 cm, Diam: 7.1 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
275-325
Primary Description: 
Transparent greenish-colorless glass, with small bubbles; blown, applied. Tall biconical body; rim outsplayed and rounded; slender neck, expanding to merge with body; base splayed, then pushed in to low kick; rough pontil scar; straight-sided celery handle with median rib applied to body shortly above maximum diameter and to underside of rim where it forms double loop; single heavy horizontal trail applied to underside of rim, with single narrow trail 3 cm below it; eighteen vertical ribs applied to neck and body.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Smith, Ray Winfield (American, 1897-1982), Source
1959-07-27
Baron Liebig Collection, Former Collection
Category: 
Technique: 
Material: 
Liquid Refreshment: 2000 Years of Drinks and Drinking Glasses
Venue(s)
Corning Museum of Glass 1993-04-24 through 1994-12-31
Treasures from The Corning Museum of Glass
Venue(s)
Yokohama Museum of Art 1992-10-12 through 1992-12-13
 
Masterpieces of Glass from The Corning Museum of Glass
Venue(s)
National Gallery of Art 1990-12-02 through 1991-04-14
The Art of Glass: Masterpieces from The Corning Museum of Glass
Venue(s)
IBM Gallery 1989-12-12 through 1990-02-02
National Gallery of Art 1990-12-09 through 1991-04-14
Decorative and utilitarian works from the Corning Museum of Glass, surveying 35 centuries of glass-making technology and stylistic developments from ancient Egyptian, Roman, Islamic, and Asian cultures to contemporary American and European examples. The works were selected by Corning Museum staff members Dwight P. Lanmon, director and curator of European glass; David B. Whitehouse, curator of ancient and Islamic glass; Jane Shadel Spillman, curator of American glass; and Susanne K. Frantz, curator of 20th-century glass.
 
Glass of the Caesars
Venue(s)
British Museum 1987-11-18 through 1988-03-06
Romisch-Germanisches Museum 1988-04-15 through 1988-10-18
Musei Capitolini 1988-11-03 through 1989-01-31
Corning Museum of Glass
Glass from the Ancient World
Venue(s)
Corning Museum of Glass 1957-06-04 through 1957-09-15
 
Historia del Vidrio: desarrollo formal, technologico y cientifico (2012) illustrated, Fig. 20, p. 36; BIB# 139172
Treasures from The Corning Museum of Glass (1992) illustrated, p. 24, #15; p. 246; BIB# 35679
Masterpieces of Glass: A World History From The Corning Museum of Glass (1990) illustrated, pp. 50-51, pl. 17; BIB# 33819
Glass of the Caesars (1987) illustrated, p. 143, #71; BIB# 31831
Glass from the Ancient World: The Ray Winfield Smith Collection (1957) illustrated, pp. 150-151, #302; BIB# 27315