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Pitcher

1815–30

Blown and engraved lead glass

5 5/8 × 4 3/4 × 6 1/4 in. (14.3 × 12.07 × 15.88 cm)
Mabel Brady Garvan Collection
1930.1640
Geography: 
Probably made in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Status: 
On view
Culture: 
American
Period: 
19th century
Classification: 
Containers - Glass
Provenance: 

Mrs. William B. (Margaret L.) Montague, Norristown, Pa., by 1929; by purchase to Francis P. Garvan, New York, 1929; by gift to Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn.

Bibliography: 

Lowell Inness, Pittsburgh Glass, 1797–1891: A History and Guide for Collectors (Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1976), 174, fig. 151.

John Stuart Gordon, American Glass: The Collections at Yale (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 2018), 45, no. 16, ill.

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.