Engraved Decanter

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Object Name: 
Engraved Decanter
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
75.2.7
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 23.4 cm; Base Diam: 10 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
about 1790-1810
Credit Line: 
Exchange with The Art Institute of Chicago; Purchased through the R.T. Crane, Jr. Memorial Fund
Primary Description: 
Colorless lead glass; blown, engraved. "Taper" shape; small neck rim, neck ground for stopper; body expanding toward base; engraved with stylized flower spray (sunflower ?) on one side, a bird in flight on opposite side; flat base with slightly rounded kick and polished pontil mark.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Art Institute of Chicago, Source
1975-03-21
Delomosne & Son Limited, Former Collection
1949