Decanters (pair) with stoppers

Object Number: 
1944.59ab
Date: 
1870-1880
Medium: 
Glass
Dimensions: 
each: 12 x 3 1/4 in. ( 30.5 x 8.3 cm )
Description: 
A pair of colorless cut lead glass footed decanters with globular bodies long, narrow cylindrical necks, and flange lip; neck cut into hexagonal form; body has copper wheel engraved decoration consisting of a band of circles separated from one another by parallel lines above a wide band of diamond diapering with alternating circles and stars; circular base has sunburst on reverse; stopper is hexagonal cone with outcurving sides, tapering stem, and bubble inside.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Florence Rogers Dietrich
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group