Decanter with Stopper

Object Name: 
Decanter with Stopper

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Object Name: 
Decanter with Stopper
Accession Number: 
84.2.57 A
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 23.8 cm, Diam: 12.4 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
1831
Primary Description: 
Colorless lead glass; blown, cut. (a) Flattened ovoid body, with long tapering neck and flat rim; trumpet-shaped foot; the rim polished; the neck and shoulders with five rings of cut strawberry diamonds; the sides with relief-cut crowns alternating with fans of stylized feathers, in rectangular panels; ring of strawberry diamonds and three mitre cuts at the foot; the foot with panels of mitre cuts; petal-cut foot rim. (b) Bulbous, solid finial, with relief-cut crowns (three) on the sides; ball finial; band of small strawberry diamonds below the crowns; waisted stem; tapered, cylindrical shank; scratched "4" on the polished bottoms of the shank.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Delomosne & Son Limited, Source
1984-07-12
Color: 
Technique: 
Inscription: 
4
Mark
Scratched On bottom of stopper shank
The Decanter: An Illustrated History of Glass from 1650 (2004) illustrated, p. 249, pl. 352 (left); BIB# 67221