Hall China Company (1903-present). <em>Refrigerator Pitcher with Lid</em>, 1940-1941. Ceramic, 9 1/4 x 7 1/2 x 4 in. (23.5 x 19.1 x 10.2 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)

Refrigerator Pitcher with Lid

Artist:Hall China Company

Medium: Ceramic

Geograhical Locations:


Dimensions: 9 1/4 x 7 1/2 x 4 in. (23.5 x 19.1 x 10.2 cm)


Museum Location: Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor


Accession Number: 85.158.1a-b

Image: 85.158.1a-b_mark_bw.jpg,

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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