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Decanter with stopper

Object Number: 
1954.83cd
Date: 
1840-1870
Medium: 
Glass
Dimensions: 
overall (without stopper): 9 1/4 x 3 3/4 in. ( 23.5 x 9.5 cm )
Description: 
Colorless cut lead glass decanter with (broken) stopper; flange lip, narrow baluster-shaped neck, and tapering cylindrical body; neck hexagonal, with facets at bulge and separated from body with ring and two steeply sloping steps; body covered in diamond grid with lager diamonds at bottom; sunburst cut beneath base; stopper is inverted cone shape cut with hexagonal pyramid at top, wide band of diamonds, and slight swelling near base; elongated bubble inside stopper.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. Francis P. Webb
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group