Cream Jug (Lily Pad)

Unknown American, American, probably New Jersey

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about 1840-1865

Greenish-aqua lead glass, free blown and tooled with applied "lily-pad" decoration

Overall: 4 3/4 in. (12.1 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Purchased through the Florence and Lansing Porter Moore 1937 Fund

2009.2.1

Geography/Culture

North America, United States

Period

19th century

Object Name

Tools and Equipment: Food Service

Classification

Decorative Arts

On view

Inscription

Inscribed in ballpoint pen on round gummed label on bottom: LILY PAD / NY. 340 / DICK WOOD / 1955

Exhibition History

Israel Sack Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, March 2, 2009-present.

American Art, Colonial to Modern, Israel Sack Gallery and Rush Family Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, January 26, 2019-August 16, 2020.

Publication History

Auction 7. Delmarva Acquisitions and Appraisals. Auction, Dec. 4, 2006, lot 1, color illus. [did not sell.].

2006 Americana Auction, August 4-6, 2006. Northeast Auctions, Manchester, NH, 2006, p. 293, lot 1831 (color illus.)

Provenance

Dick Wood [glass dealer, Baltimore area], 1955; Northeast Auctions, 2006 Americana Auction, Manchester, New Hampshire, August 6, 2006, lot 1831; sold to Art and Kathy Green (dealers), Newton Centre, Massachusetts; sold to present collection, 2009.

This record was created from historic documentation and may not have been reviewed by a curator; it may be inaccurate or incomplete.

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