Pitcher

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Object Name: 
Pitcher
Accession Number: 
50.4.263
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 14.75 cm; Rim W: 9.25 cm, D: 10.25 cm; Base Diam: 7.75 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
about 1820-1835
Primary Description: 
Pitcher. Lead glass, colorless; dip-molded, free-blown and engraved; straight sides spreading slightly from pushed-up base with rough pontil mark to narrow angled shoulder, wide short cylindrical neck with shallow lip; decoration: at bottom of body, twelve contiguous round-top sunken arches extending on base to slightly rough pontil mark at depressed center; just below shoulder, engraved open-back circlet of daisy-like flowers with small polished centers, and groups of paired (on the horizontal) large veined and slender pinnate leaves; on neck, open-back circlet of paired (on the horizontal) long veined and slender pinnate leaves; applied hollow semi-ear-shaped handle with long tongue-like attachment extending from rim onto shoulder and crimped end with curled tip.
Provenance: 
McKearin, George S. (b. 1874), Source
1939
to
1950-07-13
Phaidon guide to glass (1982) illustrated, p. 141, lower left;