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The shape of the pitcher has a "duckbill" spout and the body is a tapered bulbous form. Pitcher is blown of the most beautiful jewel-tone shade of alexandrite spreading to opalescent. Applied handle is colourless with a "reeded" decor pattern. The pitcher has three sections of applied "seaweed" branches connecting to three, claw-type feet that serve as the footed base. The opaque colour of the applied decoration is cased glass with opal white over clear. Snapped pontil on the base of the pitcher.
Victorian era, 1880-90. Maker Unknown. Possibly Harrach. Absolutely magnificent. No detail was spared.
11-5/8" tall. Rim with spout is 5-3/8" diameter. The base is 5" diameter. 7" wide at best.