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Cream jug

Cream jug
Cream jug
Title
Cream jug
Date 
1815-1845 or 1920-1940
Medium 
Glass
Dimensions 
Overall: 4 1/4 x 3 7/8 x 3 in. ( 10.8 x 9.8 x 7.6 cm )
Description 
Deep blue mold 'blown' lead cream jug, blown in a 3-part mold (McKearin G III-23); globular body, tall neck, widely flared rim pulled out to form spout; applied handle crimped and curled at lower handle; drawn disk foot; diagonal ribbing around neck within horizontal rings; wide band of diamond diapering; between horizontal rings are 9 large diamonds each containing sunburst with diagonal ribs in between; rayed bottom (type IV); pontil mark.
Credit Line 
Bequest of Mrs. J. Insley Blair
Object Number 
1952.173
Gallery Label 
The lack of wear, thin handle, and unusual attachment of the handle suggest that this object may have been made in the twentieth century.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group