Artist:Boston and Sandwich Glass Company
Medium: Colorless glass
Dimensions: 12 x 7 1/2 x 7 in. (30.5 x 19.1 x 17.8 cm)
Accession Number: 1993.33
Catalogue Description: Ice pitcher, colorless glass, made using Venetian-inspired, "ice glass" technique; classical cylindrical bowl which slopes inward at neck and opens into trefoil rim; applied handle is made of twisted, reeded glass; behind applied handle is glass pouch or bladder in which ice was placed so as not to dilute contents of pitcher; opening of glass pouch is decorated with an applied band of twisted colorless glass. CONDITION: Very good. No apparent physical or inherent instabilities. No cracks, crazing or hairline fractures - all points of attachments appear strong. Small open cracks on bottom end where pontil was attached. Interior bottom contains layer of dirt, which warrants some cleaning.