Cameo Decanter with Silver Lid

Object Name: 
Cameo Decanter with Silver Lid

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Object Name: 
Cameo Decanter with Silver Lid
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
2002.2.13
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 23.4 cm, Diam (max): 13.2 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
1880-1895
Credit Line: 
Gift of Barbara Olsen in memory of Fellow, John K. Olsen
Primary Description: 
Colorless, opaque red, opaque white lead glass, silver; blown in a mold, applied handle, applied silver collar with spring-loaded hinged lid. Bulbous decanter with long neck, blown of colorless glass, overlaid with opaque red and opaque white glass, acid-etched to create a mat finish. The red and white glass has been carved away in a pattern of fuchsias and leaves of white glass with a barely visible red underlay; ground and polished pontil mark on base, silver collar engraved with flowers and marked with a lion, an anchor and an old English letter (poss. G) and the word "STERLING"; spring loaded hollow cap, attached by a silver chain to an applied handle on the shoulder of the decanter.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Olsen, Barbara H. (Mrs. John K.) (1923-2016), Source
2002
Inscription: 
"A-G/#130"
Label
On bottom of base Rectangluar white sticker with typed text
The Decanter: Ancient to Modern (2018) illustrated, p. 321 (fig. 1, right);
Gift of Art Glass (2004) illustrated, p. 216;
Notes: Gift of Art Glass Presented to Corning Museum (2003) illustrated, p. 191, fig. 5;
English Cameo Glass (1980) p. 372, C314; BIB# 20952