Burmese Tankard with Enamel Landscape
Date ca. 1885-1890
Manufacturer:Mount Washington Glass Co., American, New Bedford, MA
Dimensions Overall: 9 in. (22.9 cm)
Medium Blown glass
Credit Line Gift of Rebecca W. Hitt in honor of James and Becky Summar
Description This is a burmese tankard pitcher inscribed with two lines from a poem by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow: "A region of repose it seems, / A place of slumber and of dreams."
Inscriptions "A region of repose it seems, / A place of slumber and of dreams." --Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
Provenance Gift of Rebecca W. Hitt in honor of James and Becky Summar to the Chrysler Museum of Art, 2001.
Object Label Mt. Washington Glass Company New Bedford, Massachusetts Burmese Tankard with Enamel Landscape, ca. 1885-90 Blown and enameled glass Gift of Rebecca W. Hitt in honor of James and Becky Summar 2001.24.2 The inscription on this pitcher quotes Henry Wadsworth Longfellow's poem, The Wayside Inn.
Object Number 2001.24.2