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Object ID # 1957.005.002
Object Name Pitcher
Title Blown Glass Lemonade Pitcher
Lexicon category 4: T&E For Materials
Made Unknown glass factory
Place of Origin Unknown
Description One glass water / juice pitcher. The bottom half is clear but the top and around the opening is a pink colour (looks like a glass stain was used?). It has opening has scalloped edges. There are 5 gold lines running around the outside with white and pink flower designs. There is also a single gold line around the outside of the base at the very bottom.
Provenance Previously belonged to Katherine Buchan who resided at "Buchan Manor", a fine residence situated along Poulett St. (2nd Ave. East) at the southern end of Owen Sound, Ontario. This old house was filled with antiques around the time she owned it, and the house was operated as a tourist home for a period. Miss Buchan passed away on Feb. 20, 1978, age 97.
The glass factory of origin is not known.
Collection Food Service Tools & Equipment
Material Glass/Paint/Stain
Found Owen Sound, Grey County
People Buchan, Katharine
Buchan, Dr. Humphrey
Subjects Glassware
Function Ornate blown glass pitchers like this were often part of "lemonade sets" and had matching tumblers. They were used only for cold beverages.