Refrigerator Pitcher with Lid
On View: Decorative Art, 4th Floor
9 1/2 × 4 × 8 in. (24.1 × 10.2 × 20.3 cm) (show scale)
Printed on underside of base: "MADE EXCLUSIVELY FOR / WESTINGHOUSE / BY / The Hall China Co. / MADE IN U.S.A."
Impressed on base: "Y2"
Gift of Paul F. Walter
Streamlined ceramic pitcher (a) with fitted lid (b); cobalt blue body, vitreous glaze. The pitcher is an elongated oval in plan and a round-edged rectangle in elevation, raised on narrower oval base. Handle cut into body of the pitcher. Three grooves run horizontally around body of pitcher at bottom; similar grooves run vertically up side with handle, over top, and around lid. Conforming lid fits flush into top of pitcher.
CONDITION: Minor scratches from use; imperfections in glaze; otherwise good.
Hall China Company (1903-2020). Refrigerator Pitcher with Lid, 1940-1941. Ceramic, glaze, 9 1/2 × 4 × 8 in. (24.1 × 10.2 × 20.3 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Paul F. Walter, 85.158.1a-b. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 85.158.1a-b_mark_bw.jpg)
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