Cream jug

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Overall: 4 3/4 x 5 x 3 1/4 in. ( 12.1 x 12.7 x 8.3 cm )
Blue blown glass cream or milk jug with "lily-pad" decoration; spherical body with tall cylindrical neck with flared and tooled rim pulled out to form spout, second gather of glass tooled up into six peaks, applied handle with curled end, and applied disc foot with pincered edges and blow pipe mark on underside.
Gallery Label: 
Decoration consisting of a gather around the base of the vessel, which has been drawn upward in four or more projections with rounded ends. Lily-pad decoration was introduced to America by German glassworkers. It became popular in New England, New York, and New Jersey in the second quarter of the 19th century. This jug is possibly by the same maker as 1952.186.
Credit Line: 
Bequest of Mrs. J. Insley Blair
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group