Decanter or Jug

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Object Name: 
Decanter or Jug
Accession Number: 
84.4.241
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 18.9 cm, W: 14.2 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
about 1900-1915
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Clifford G. Maynard
Primary Description: 
Decanter or Jug. Transparent green non-lead glass; blown, silver decorated. Flattened globular shape with applied handle; encased with silver and cut away in a pattern showing fishing tackle on reverse and "GB" in script on front; lion, archer and "G" hallmark of Gorham near box along with "S2628 999/1010 FINE"; "STERLING" on silver collar; hinged silver cap.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Maynard, Clifford G., Source
1984-10-16
Maynard, Mrs. Clifford G., Source
1984-10-16
Color: 
Technique: 
Material: 
Inscription: 
99 [or 66]
inscription
Engraved in base
GB
inscription
on front in script
STERLING
inscription
on silver collar
S2628 999 / 1010 FINE
inscription
on silver collar
G
inscription
near box Gorham hallmark
The Bulfinch illustrated encyclopedia of antiques (1994) illustrated, p. 103, no. 6; BIB# 26855