Gin Decanter with Stopper

Object Name: 
Gin Decanter with Stopper

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Object Name: 
Gin Decanter with Stopper
Accession Number: 
55.4.227
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 26 cm; Shoulder Diam: 11.9 cm; a) Decanter H: 21.4 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
about 1825-1830
Primary Description: 
Gin Decanter with Stopper. Clear glass; blown-three-mold; almost cylindrical body with concave base having rough pontil mark, rounded sloping shoulder, cylindrical neck spreading to large molded ring at bottom, flanged rim; stopper with large spherical finial; body patterned in G IV-7 pattern, with medallion formed by entwined serpents and containing the word: Gin: upside down and reversed, stopper patterned in G IV-7 pattern.
Provenance: 
McKearin Antiques, Source
1955-11-12
Category: 
Color: 
Material: 
Chemical Analyses of Early Glasses (Volume 1) (1999) pp. 189, 250; BIB# 61154
Glass Tableware, Bowls and Vases (1982) pl. 103, left; BIB# 22048
Woman's day dictionary of Sandwich glass (1963) illustrated, p. 22 (row 3, 2nd from left); BIB# 98017
Two Hundred Years of American Blown Glass (Doubleday edition) (1950) pl. 85, #3, pp. 290-291; BIB# 25299