Measuring Carafe

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Object Name: 
Measuring Carafe
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
97.2.19
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 14.8 cm, Diam: 10.3 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
about 1870-1899
Primary Description: 
One-half pint measuring carafe with seal. Colorless glass, lead; mold-blown, lead stamped, acid-etched. Squat bulbous body with diamond pattern tapering in to slightly flaring cylindrical neck with flaring rim; circular lead seal inserted in hole in neck near rim with corresponding horizontal band at same height. Acid-etched "Richardson's Patent F/36" below line and "1/2 Pint" on shoulder above diamond decoration.
Department: 
Color: 
Inscription: 
"Richardson's Patent F/3"
Trademark
Inscribed, acid etched near rim