Decanter and Stopper

Object Name: 
Decanter and Stopper

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Object Name: 
Decanter and Stopper
Accession Number: 
50.4.142
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 25 cm; Body Diam (max): 10.25 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
about 1825-1835
Primary Description: 
Decanter and Stopper. Lead glass, colorless; blown-molded; cylindrical body, sloping shoulder, tapering neck with three molded collar-ribs, narrow thick flange; baroque horizontal "Palm-Leaf" pattern (GV-14), base rayed to rough pontil mark; hollow swirl-rib cushion stopper with sunburst top.
Provenance: 
McKearin, George S. (b. 1874), Source
1950-07-31
Color: 
Material: 
The Decanter: Ancient to Modern (2018) illustrated, pp. 220-221 (fig. 13);
Mold-Blown Glass: Roman and American (2015) illustrated, p. 9 (fig. 4); BIB# AI100138
Un guide pour la datation de la verrerie de table des annees 1800 a 1940 (2001) illustrated, Fig. 11, p. 185, 2nd from left; BIB# 96483
Studies in Material Culture Research (2000) illustrated, p. 157, fig. 11; BIB# 71763
Woman's day dictionary of Sandwich glass (1963) illustrated, p. 22 (row 3, far left); BIB# 98017