Decanter

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Object Name: 
Decanter
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
52.3.20
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 17.6 cm, Diam (max): 10.8 cm; Mouth Diam (max): 3.5 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
about 1630-1660
Primary Description: 
Decanter. Clear glass with grey tint and with minute and few large bubbles, one large blowing spiral and few impurities; slight yellowish weathering on inside, wear marks; free blown, dip- molded and engraved. Straight-sided body is scalloped by being shaped in a mold with eight vertical ribs, flat base with rough pontil mark, sloping shoulder with short slightly flaring thick neck; on vertical semi-circular panels are serpentine shaped branches, each of them surrounding four blossoms of sun flowers, roses, tulips, etc.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Lutz, Dr. W. A., Source
1952-06-30
Glass of the Alchemists: Lead Crystal-Gold Ruby, 1650-1750 (2008) illustrated, p. 218, #60; BIB# 103865