Pitcher

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Object Name: 
Pitcher
Accession Number: 
74.4.103
Dimensions: 
H(at lip): 22.2 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
about 1898-1900
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mr. Charles A. Farr
Primary Description: 
Colorless, non-lead glass; pressed. Cylindrical body; pressed design with portrait of Admiral Dewey flanked by a marine and a sailor "Gridley, you may fire when ready" and a scroll naming the ships taking part in the battle of Manila; solid rectangular handle opposite lip; upright rocket shells around base of body; short stem; circular foot.
Department: 
Pattern Name: 
Dewey
Provenance: 
Farr, Charles A., Source
Color: 
Technique: 
Glass Tableware, Bowls and Vases (1982) pl. 87; BIB# 22048
American and European Pressed Glass in The Corning Museum of Glass (1981) illustrated, p. 315, #1223; BIB# 30457