Pitcher

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Object Name: 
Pitcher
Accession Number: 
55.4.54
Dimensions: 
Overall H (at lip): 21.5 cm, Diam (lip-handle): 21.5 cm; Base Diam: 9.5 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
about 1825-1850
Primary Description: 
Pitcher. Clear heavy glass; wear marks at base; free blown and heavily cut; oval body with flat base, wide neck flaring slightly to rim with broad arched lip; applied solid ear-shaped handle with flat cut thumb piece. On the body a band of four large blocks of strawberry diamonds separated by single ribs, a horizontal angled rib and a band of rectangles above and below the central frieze, multipointed star at base; horizontal and diagonal prismatic cutting on neck and lip, vertical prismatic cutting on each side of handle, scalloped rim.
Provenance: 
McKearin Antiques, Source
1955-11-12
Material: 
Un guide pour la datation de la verrerie de table des annees 1800 a 1940 (2001) illustrated, Fig. 40, p. 210; BIB# 96483
Studies in Material Culture Research (2000) illustrated, p. 187, fig. 48; BIB# 71763
Studies in Material Culture Research (2000) illustrated, p. 187, fig. 48; BIB# 71763
Brooklyn's finest glass: the Brooklyn Flint Glass Works (1995) illustrated, (ill. A.); BIB# 36870
Glass Tableware, Bowls and Vases (1982) pl. 80; BIB# 22048
Two Hundred Years of American Blown Glass (Doubleday edition) (1950) pl. 42, #1, pp. 204-205; BIB# 25299