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Object Name: Pitcher
Date: 1898-1900
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Medium: Glass
Dimensions: Overall: 9 x 8 x 5 in. ( 22.9 x 20.3 x 12.7 cm )
Place made: United States, Dunkirk
Description: Colorless, non-lead glass, pressed pitcher; cylindrical shape with ogee-curved rim and spout; pressed design with portrait of Admiral Dewey flanked by a marine and sailor, slogan "Gridley, you may fire when ready," and a scroll naming the ships taking part in the battle of Manila; solid rectangular handle opposite lip; upright rocket shells around base of body; short stem; circular foot.
Object Number: INV.12600
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Marks: in relief: on body; "Gridley, you may fire when ready" in relief: on body; "OLYMPIA/ McCULLOCH,/ PETREL/ CONCORD/ RALEIGH/ BOSTON/ BALTIMORE/ MANILA MAY 1ST 1898"