"Whiskey Decanter"

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Object Name: 
Decanter and Stopper
Title: 
"Whiskey Decanter"
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
97.4.116
Dimensions: 
(a,b) H: 32.1 cm; (a) H: 24.4 cm, D: 11.2 cm; (b) H: 13.2 cm D(max.): 3.3 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
1954
Credit Line: 
Gift of Steuben Glass
Primary Description: 
Colorless lead glass; blown, tooled, ground, polished. (a) Ovoid shape, flared neck, ground and polished inside to fit stopper, flat circular base ground and polished. (b) Stopper with solid, cylindrical finial enclosing a tear-drop air bubble, shank of stopper ground and polished. Design no. SP881.
Provenance: 
Steuben Glass, Inc., Source