Decanter and Stopper

Object Name: 
Decanter and Stopper

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Object Name: 
Decanter and Stopper
Accession Number: 
(a&b) H: 23.3 cm, (a) H: 19 cm, diam (base): 8.3 cm; (b) H: 7.3 cm
On Display
about 1851-1855
Credit Line: 
Gift of Miss Marion Pike
Primary Description: 
Colorless, lead glass; blown, cut, engraved. (a) Cylindrical shape body; large flat collar, three applied rings on neck; sloping shoulder with ten cut facets; slightly bulbous sides with ten cut, arched panels at the top and the same below, reversed (each panel is copper-wheel engraved with flowers and leaves except for one in the bottom register with "John/H/Leighton"); flat, ten-sided base with ground and polished pontil mark and scar in the center. (b) Octagonal shape, polished, flat top cut with a sixteen-pointed star, engraved flowers on sides.
Pike, Marion, Source
Cut Glass from the Corning Museum of Glass
Suntory Museum of Art 1985-07 through 1985-09
The Cut and Engraved Glass of Corning, 1868-1940
Corning Museum of Glass 1977-04 through 1977-10
Toledo Museum of Art 1977-11 through 1978-02
Libbey Glass, A Tradition of 150 Years
Toledo Museum of Art 1968 through 1968
New England Glass Company, 1818-1888
Toledo Museum of Art 1963 through 1963
Cut Glass: A New England Product (1985-03) ill. p. 10;
Cut Glass from The Corning Museum of Glass (1985) pp. 13, 76; fig. 86;
Glass Tableware, Bowls and Vases (1982) pl. 107; BIB# 22048
The Cut and Engraved Glass of Corning 1868-1940 (1977) illustrated, pp. 20-21, 88, fig. 10, cat. #11; BIB# 28368
New England Glass and Glassmaking (1972) p. 326, fig. 269A; BIB# 27280