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Pitcher

Pitcher
Title
Pitcher
Date 
1815-1840
Medium 
Glass
Dimensions 
Overall: 6 x 6 x 4 in. ( 15.2 x 15.2 x 10.2 cm )
Description 
Colorless lead glass pitcher blown in a three-part mold of geometric design (McKearin GIII-5); barrel-shaped body with tall neck with flared rim pulled out to form spout, applied handle with crimped and curled end, and base molded with concentric rings (Type VI-A); body molded with bands of vertical ribbing at neck and base, diagonal ribbing at shoulders, and a wide band with alternating panels of sunbursts and diamond diapering around waist.
Credit Line 
Bequest of Mrs. J. Insley Blair
Object Number 
1952.213
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group