"Whiskey Decanter"

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Object Name: 
Decanter and Stopper
Title: 
"Whiskey Decanter"
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
97.4.39
Dimensions: 
(a,b) H: 26.7 cm; (a) H: 20.2 cm, D: 11.5 cm; (b) H: 10.3 cm W: 3.8 cm, D: 2.7 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
1947
Credit Line: 
Gift of Steuben Glass
Primary Description: 
Colorless lead glass; blown, tooled, ground, polished. (a) Barrel shape with long neck and slightly flaring rim, ground and polished inside to fit stopper, flat circular base ground and polished; ground and polished pontil mark; signed "Steuben/DD" in diamond-point script under base. Gummed paper label with typed number "7956" on side of neck. (b) Stopper with solid, conical finial enclosing a tear-drop air bubble, cut and polished vertically on two sides; shank of stopper ground and polished; engraved no. "13/DD". Design no. SP7956.
Provenance: 
Steuben Glass, Inc., Source