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Refrigerator Pitcher with Lid

Decorative Arts

On View: Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
MEDIUM Ceramic
DATES 1940-1941
DIMENSIONS 9 1/4 x 7 1/2 x 4 in. (23.5 x 19.1 x 10.2 cm)
MARKINGS Printed on underside of base: "MADE EXCLUSIVELY FOR / WESTINGHOUSE / BY / The Hall China Co. / MADE IN U.S.A." Impressed on base: "Y2"
SIGNATURE no signature
INSCRIPTIONS no inscriptions
COLLECTIONS Decorative Arts
MUSEUM LOCATION This item is on view in Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
CREDIT LINE Gift of Paul F. Walter
CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION 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.
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