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Pitcher (George Dewey)

Decorative Arts

On View: Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
CULTURE American
MEDIUM Glass
  • Place Manufactured: United States
  • DATES ca. 1899
    DIMENSIONS 9 1/4 x 7 3/4 x 4 7/8 in. (23.5 x 19.7 x 12.4 cm)
    COLLECTIONS Decorative Arts
    MUSEUM LOCATION This item is on view in Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
    ACCESSION NUMBER 40.219a
    CREDIT LINE Gift of Mrs. William Greig Walker by subscription
    CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Pitcher, colorless pressed glass. Body of pitcher is cylindrical with rounded bottom; flared spout and opposing ear-shaped handle; pitcher raised on slightly domed base. Molded rope border around rim of pitcher. Sides of pitcher decorated with molded decorations against stippled background: medallion portrait of Admiral Dewey framed in laurel wreath, surmounted by eagle; flags, cannon balls, ship's wheel and other nautical images. Condition: Good
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