Decanter and Stopper

Object Name: 
Decanter and Stopper

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Object Name: 
Decanter and Stopper
Accession Number: 
90.4.5
Dimensions: 
(a&b) H: 27.9 cm; (a) H: 21.1 cm, D: 11.4 cm; (b) H: 10.3 cm , D: 6.3 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
about 1820-1835
Primary Description: 
Colorless lead glass; blown, cut. (a) Flanged mouth, step-cut neck above paneled shoulder (neck and shoulder are about half of height); straight-sided cylindrical body; cut decoration on body consists of four square panels equally spaced and separated by four cut rounded pillars; two panels have sharp diamond cutting; two panels have a diamond-shaped field, with four smaller cross-hatched diamonds inside and fans filling the corners; panels below this to base; base cut with a multi-pointed star; (b) spherical stopper is cut to match with six pillars, six diamonds and a star on top.
Provenance: 
Stradlings, Source
1990-01-26
Category: 
Color: 
Technique: 
The Decanter: Ancient to Modern (2018) illustrated, pp. 224-225 (fig, 1);
Recent Important Acquisitions, 33 (1991) illustrated, p. 102, #17; BIB# AI27386