Water Pitcher or Jug

Object Name: 
Water Pitcher or Jug

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Object Name: 
Water Pitcher or Jug
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
51.2.219
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 16.5 cm; Base Diam: 9.3 cm; Rim W: 11 cm, D: 13.5 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
about 1800-1825
Primary Description: 
Colorless, presumably lead glass; blown and cut. Semi-barrel-shaped body, wide neck spreading to rim with broad lip and cut round scallops at sides; applied large heavy loop handle with broad tongue attachment at top and, on mid-body, long flat cut end; thumb rest on top and sides cut flat; plain base with concave, ground, and polished pontil mark at center; cut bracelet-bands on body: finger flutes below band having three flutes at each end of five sunbursts with fine rays from large crosshatched diamond and separated by single triangular vertical rib, narrow band of broad flat panels above sunbursts; lozenge of lunar slices on each side of neck.
Provenance: 
Steuben Glass, Inc., Source
1951-04-23
Davis, Cecil, Former Collection
Irish Glass: Waterford-Cork-Belfast in the Age of Exuberance (1981) illustrated, p. 149, pl. 132; BIB# 21932
Irish Glass: The Age of Exuberance (1970) illustrated, pl. 59B; BIB# 27243