Pitcher

About 1880
Possibly by Hobbs, Brockunier and Company (active 1863–about 1890)


Place of Creation: Possibly Wheeling, West Virginia, United States

Dimensions

22.2 cm (8 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

1978.1139

Medium or Technique

Blown colorless flint or "lime" glass

On View

The Heide Family Galleries (Gallery 238B)

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Glass

Colorless heavy flint pitcher, with applied handle. Semi-bulbous in form, tapering at neck, then flaring outrim with wide raised pouring spout. Three rows of rectangular protruding cleats encircling body of pitcher - twelve such rectangles per row. Raised horizontal rib around neck. Base has twelve raised squares around it.

Provenance

Mrs. William H. Fenn, III, Yorklyn SR 21, Mt Cuba, Delaware; See G + M McKearin "American Glass" pg 420-421.

Credit Line

William H. Fenn III Glass Collection