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Decanter with stopper

Object Number: 
1938.57ab
Date: 
1820-1840
Medium: 
Glass
Dimensions: 
Overall: 10 1/8 x 3 7/8 in. ( 25.7 x 9.8 cm )
Description: 
Colorless lead glass decanter blown in three-part mold (McKearin GIII-15); bulbous body with flange lip, cylindrical neck, and sloping shoulders; molded pattern consists of a band of vertical ribs separated by a horizontal ring from a band of diagonal ribs; three repeat patterns of sunburst around concentric circles and diamond diapering; vertical ribbing around base; rayed bottom (McKearin Rayed type VIIA); pontil mark; stopper has sunburst at top, band of diamond diapering, and vertical ribs around bottom (McKearin plate 144, no. 3).
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. J. Insley Blair
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group