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Cream Pitcher or Creamer

Decorative Arts

On View: Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
CULTURE American
MEDIUM Glass
  • Place Manufactured: United States
  • DATES ca. 1898
    DIMENSIONS 4 1/2 x 5 1/4 x 3 3/8 in. (11.4 x 13.3 x 8.6 cm)  (show scale)
    COLLECTIONS Decorative Arts
    MUSEUM LOCATION This item is on view in Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
    ACCESSION NUMBER 40.377.2
    CREDIT LINE Gift of Mrs. V. B. Howe
    RIGHTS STATEMENT Creative Commons-BY
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    CAPTION American. Cream Pitcher or Creamer, ca. 1898. Glass, 4 1/2 x 5 1/4 x 3 3/8 in. (11.4 x 13.3 x 8.6 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Mrs. V. B. Howe, 40.377.2. Creative Commons-BY
    IMAGE group, 40.377.1_40.377.2.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2004
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    CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Colorless pressed glass footed cream pitcher or creamer; cup-shaped pitcher tapers toward bottom; molded decorations of three spread eagles separated by upright cannons; eagles stand atop an American shield which forms the three feet; rounded triangular rises from top edge; opposing "D" shaped handle in beaded pattern.
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