American Decorative Arts

Pitcher

1830–60

Blown lead glass

3 7/8 x 4 x 2 7/8 in. (9.8 x 10.16 x 7.3 cm)
Mabel Brady Garvan Collection
1930.1827
Culture: 
American
Period: 
19th century
Classification: 
Containers - Glass
Geography: 
Probably made in New Jersey
Status: 
On view
Provenance: 

Henry Hammond Taylor, Bridgeport, Conn., by 1929; Francis P. Garvan, New York, 1929–30; Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn., 1930

Bibliography: 

Lowell Inness, Pittsburgh Glass, 1797–1891: A History and Guide for Collectors (Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1976), 425, fig. 484.

John Stuart Gordon, American Glass: The Collections at Yale (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 2018), 108–9, no. 56.

Note: This electronic record was created from historic documentation that does not necessarily reflect the Yale University Art Gallery’s complete or current knowledge about the object. Review and updating of such records is ongoing.