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Decanter with stopper

Object Number: 
1953.464ab
Date: 
1829-1840
Medium: 
Glass
Dimensions: 
Overall: 10 1/2 x 5 in. ( 26.7 x 12.7 cm )
Marks: 
embossed: on side; "WINE"
Description: 
Colorless, lead glass decanter blown in a three-part mold (McKearin GIII-2, Type 2) with tapered ribbed neck with flanged lip, rounded shoulders molded with wide vertical ribbing swirles to right, and a cylindrical body with a panel embossed "WINE" within a wreath in a band of sunbursts in diamonds above vertical ribbing with a plain base with pontil mark; spherical ribbed stopper blown in a three-part mold (McKearin 16).
Gallery Label: 
"Labeled qt. decanters" made at the Brooklyn Glass Works were advertised in Baltimore, MD in 1829.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Clarence G. Michalis
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group