Decanter

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Object Name: 
Decanter
Accession Number: 
51.3.325
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 20.3 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
1790-1810
Primary Description: 
Decanter. Colorless non-lead glass, of faint bluish tinge; free-blown and engraved. Conical body tapering into short neck with plain narrow flange, ground and polished pontil mark; decoration: at base of neck, circlet of alternate floral sprigs and fringed ovals having both ground and polished area; just below "shoulder", circlet repeated (larger size) from which depend alternate tassels and swags of polished ovals with floral motif of sunflower with buds and leaves at center.
Department: 
Provenance: 
McKearin, George S. (b. 1874), Source
1950-07-31
Material: