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Decanters in frame (3)

Object Number: 
1952.68a-d
Date: 
1790-1830
Medium: 
Glass, metal, ivory
Dimensions: 
overall, decanters in frame: 9 1/4 x 13 x 3 1/2 in. ( 23.5 x 33 x 8.9 cm )
Description: 
Three colorless blown and cut lead glass decanters in a silver-plated copper frame with bone handles; square decanter with chamfered corners, sloping shoulders, and irregular pouring spout with cut sides with panel of diamond diapering above vertical ribs; faceted ball stopper; rectangular frame with canted corners on four ball feet with two bone handles and three connected square rings on four tapered supports for bottles with four circular rings in between (possibly for stoppers). Silver plate almost all gone.
Credit Line: 
Bequest of Mrs. J. Insley Blair
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group