Pitcher

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Object Name: 
Pitcher
Accession Number: 
50.4.158
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 15.5 cm; RIm W: 9.25 cm, D: 10.3 cm; Base Diam: 8 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
about 1820-1835
Primary Description: 
Pitcher. Lead glass, unusually brilliant, colorless; molded for pattern; large globular body, sides in spreading curve from small base to rounded-shoulder, narrow short cylindrical neck, tiny pinched lip; geometric pattern of wide band of diamond diapering between bands of vertical flutes, narrow band of diagonal flutes to right, one of vertical flutes, one of diagonal flutes to left; base, diamond Type XIV -- circle of sixteen deep diamond indentation around a 1-1/4" disc at center--, slightly rough pontil mark; applied, small solid loop handle with crimped end and curled tip.
Provenance: 
McKearin, George S. (b. 1874), Source
1950-07-31
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