Decanter set

Object Number: 
INV.14082a-d
Date: 
1850-1900
Medium: 
Silver plate, glass
Dimensions: 
Overall: 9 7/8 x 3 3/4 in. ( 25.1 x 9.5 cm )
Description: 
Three etched glass decanters with silver plated stoppers in a silver plate stand; seamed and cast, circular stand with a flat bottom and straight sides with an all over pierced work, floral, scroll and cartouche design in relief; design around two vignettes, two musicians in a landscape and a mother and child with urn in a landscape; scalloped rim; no makers marks; three pie-shaped decanters (two straight edges, one semi-circular) with narrow tapering necks fit into the stand; necks and upper bodies etched with foliate cartouche designs; cylindrical silver plate fittings with foliate scroll designs in relief fitted around the top of each decanter; egg-shaped silver plate stoppers with a cartouches on each side; one cartouche on each has an image of a boy and girl; no maker's marks.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. Ripley Hitchcock, 1959
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group