"Wing-stoppered Decanter"

"Wing-stoppered Decanter"

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Object Name: 
Decanter and Stopper
"Wing-stoppered Decanter"
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
(a,b) H: 32.1 cm; (a) H: 24.0 cm, D: 13.8 cm; (b) H: 12.2 cm D(max.): 4.9 cm
Not on Display
Credit Line: 
Gift of Steuben Glass
Primary Description: 
Colorless lead glass; blown, tooled, ground, polished. (a) Ovoid shape, long neck and flaring rim, ground and polished inside to fit stopper; lower part of body tooled to form solid circular base, ground and polished. (b) Stopper with solid, drop-shaped finial enclosing a tear-drop air bubble, top with a cut deep V-notch forming wings, cut and polished. Design no. SP904.
Steuben Glass, Inc., Source