Pitcher

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Object Name: 
Pitcher
Accession Number: 
55.4.52
Dimensions: 
Overall H (at rim): 14.8 cm; Rim Diam (at lip): 10.0 cm; Body Diam (shoulder-handle): 15.7 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
about 1815-1835
Primary Description: 
Pitcher. Clear glass; slight wear marks at base; free blown, pern molded and engraved; body with walls spreading upwards and with concave base having very rough pontil mark, rounded shoulder, short and wide cylindrical neck with pinched lip; applied hollow ear-shaped handle drawn out at bottom, crimped and rolled over; lower body pattern molded: twelve arches forming so-called sunken panels; between shoulder and panels a band of daisy-like flowers and leaf sprays, below rim a band of leaf sprays.
Provenance: 
McKearin Antiques, Source
1955-11-12
Category: 
Un guide pour la datation de la verrerie de table des annees 1800 a 1940 (2001) illustrated, Fig.48, right, p. 217; BIB# 96483
Glass Tableware, Bowls and Vases (1982) pl. 71; BIB# 22048
Pittsburgh Glass, 1797-1891 (1976) illustrated, p. 179 (fig. 156); BIB# 19272
Two Hundred Years of American Blown Glass (Doubleday edition) (1950) pl. 42, #3, pp. 204-205; BIB# 25299