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Pitcher

Object Number: 
1952.207
Date: 
mid 19th Century
Medium: 
Glass
Dimensions: 
Overall: 7 x 6 x 4 1/2 in. ( 17.8 x 15.2 x 11.4 cm )
Description: 
Green blown non-lead glass pitcher with "lily-pad" decoration; spherical body with tall cylindrical neck with flared and tooled rim pulled out to form spout, trailed thread around neck, second gather of glass tooled up into five tall peaks and five short wave-like peaks, applied handle with curled end, and applied pedestal foot with pontil mark on underside.
Gallery Label: 
The unusual wear, large foot, fussy tooling, and weight suggest this may be a later piece or a twenthieth-century reproduction.
Credit Line: 
Bequest of Mrs. J. Insley Blair
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group