Decanter and Stopper in "Russian" Pattern

Object Name: 
Decanter and Stopper in "Russian" Pattern

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Object Name: 
Decanter and Stopper in "Russian" Pattern
Accession Number: 
98.4.138
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 28.2 cm; (a) Decanter H: 22.2 cm, Diam (max): 13.8 cm; (b) Stopper H: 10.2 cm, Diam (max): 6.8 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
1882-1895
Credit Line: 
Purchased in part with funds from the Gladys M. & Harry A. Snyder Memorial Trust
Web Description: 
This decanter is shown in the earliest Hawkes sales catalog which was probably printed in the late 1880's.
Department: 
Pattern Name: 
Russian
Provenance: 
Hampton, Robert, Source
1998-05-06
Category: 
Color: 
Material: 
Inscription: 
090
label
Affixed (a) shoulder circular
090
label
Affixed (b) bottom of shank circular
Primary Description: 
Decanter and Stopper in "Russian" Pattern. Colorless lead glass; blown, cut. Straight-sided decanter with flaring top rim, cut and polished, three applied rings on neck, diamond-facetted, cut and polished, row of flutes cut around shoulder and elaborate pattern of stars and octagons cut on body, multi-pointed sunburst on base. Hollow blown stopper cut in matching pattern, with ground and polished shank.
The Corning Museum of Glass: A Decade of Glass Collecting 1990-1999 (2000) illustrated, p. 56, no. 91; BIB# 65446
Recent Important Acquisitions, 41 (1999) illustrated, p. 192, no. 27; BIB# AI43981
The Corning Museum of Glass Annual Report 1998 (1999) illustrated, p. 21, no. 4; BIB# AI95009