Decanter and Stopper

Object Name: 
Decanter and Stopper

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Object Name: 
Decanter and Stopper
Accession Number: 
51.3.324
Dimensions: 
(a) Decanter H: 24.5 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
1790-1810
Primary Description: 
Decanter and Stopper. (a) Colorless non-lead glass, of faint bluish tinge; free-blown, cut and engraved. Slender conical body tapering into short neck with narrow plain flange; ground and polished pontil mark; decoration: flat facet-cutting on neck; on body, engraved circlet of alternate small "sun flower" and chain of polished ovals above narrow band with polished zigzag line, and, depending from band, alternate tassels and swags of polished ovals and "sunflower" at center, band of cut flutes at bottom. (b) Lozenger stopper with notched edge and, on faces, row of facets forming plain polygon center.
Department: 
Provenance: 
McKearin, George S. (b. 1874), Source
1939
to
1950-07-31
Material: 
Glass Tableware, Bowls and Vases (1982) pl. 101, left; BIB# 22048
American Glass (1948) (1948) illustrated, pp. 110 ff., 112, pl. 42, #1; BIB# 25297