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Decanter or bottle

Object Number: 
1951.362
Date: 
1820-1840
Medium: 
Glass
Dimensions: 
Overall: 7 x 3 in. ( 17.8 x 7.6 cm )
Description: 
Olive-amber green glass decanter or bottle blown in a full-size three-part mold (McKearin GIII-16) with a tapered cylindrical neck with a hand-tooled flared lip, barrel-shaped body with sloping shoulders molded with a geometric design consisting of vertical ribbing above and below a two-part band of diagonal ribbing over alternating panels of sunburst and diamond diapering, and a flat molded base (McKearin Rayed Type VI-A) with pontil mark.
Gallery Label: 
According to the accession records, this decanter was purchased at Ginsburg and Levy in January 1919 for $5.00.
Credit Line: 
Bequest of Mrs. J. Insley Blair
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group