User Menu

MFA for Educators

Engage your students with the collections of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, to illustrate themes and concepts in any discipline.

Pitcher

Start collecting

A small ewer-shaped pitcher. The body and foot are silvered glass, sealed with a small cork at center of foot. The ear-shaped handle with crimped end is colorless glass. The neck and high lip are sterling silver. The patent was granted to John W. Haines of Somerville, Mass. Haines was...

Show Full Description

Marks

On neck, opposite handle: "PATENTED APRIL 4, 1865"

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Henry Meyer

1865–70

Object Place

Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States

Dimensions

18.41 x 8.89 x 12.7 cm (7 1/4 x 3 1/2 x 5 in.)

Accession Number

68.829

Medium or Technique

Glass and sterling silver

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Glass