Boston Silver Glass Co.
Object Place: Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States
18.41 x 8.89 x 12.7 cm (7 1/4 x 3 1/2 x 5 in.)
Medium or Technique
Glass and sterling silver
Not On View
A small ewer-shaped pitcher. The body and foot are silvered glass, sealed with a small cork at center of foot. The ear-shaped handle with crimped end is colorless glass. The neck and high lip are sterling silver. The patent was granted to John W. Haines of Somerville, Mass. Haines was associated with the firm A. E. Young & Haines which operated the Boston Silver Glass Co. Ref: Wilson, New England Glass and Glassmaking, pp. 313-314.
On neck, opposite handle: "PATENTED APRIL 4, 1865"
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Henry Meyer