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cruet or pitcher
  • United States
  • cruet or pitcher, circa 1770
  • Where object was made: United States
  • blown flint glass
  • Object Height: 24.13 cm
    Object Height: 9 1/2 in
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 1928.3349

Clear, blown glass cruet or pitcher (in the style of Henry William Stiegel (1729–1785)) with engraved floral designs and basket motif. It has a circular body, flattened on the sides and an applied, circular foot. It has a long, thin neck with a slight flare to the rim, and a thin, applied spout and handle with crimping at the base.