Ale Decanter with Stopper

Object Name: 
Ale Decanter with Stopper

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Object Name: 
Ale Decanter with Stopper
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
61.2.6
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 27.6 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
about 1760-1770
Primary Description: 
Colorless lead glass; blown, enameled. (a) Mallet shape, with tall cylindrical neck, sloping shoulders, and slightly tapering sides; decorated with translucent milky V-white enameling, depicting a bottle ticket with curved, cross-hatched outline, inscribed "ALE" in opaque white enamel inside; suspended by an enameled chain, with pendant hops and a stylized floral pendant below, and hops, bellflowers, and barley and hops leaves at the sides and above; base with slight kick and rough pontil mark. (b) Hollow form, composed of a ball knop above a waisted neck, and a tapered shank; cracked off at the tip.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Rose, James, Source
1961-10-18
Category: 
Color: 
Material: 
Inscription: 
ALE
Inscription
inside
The Decorated Glasses of William and Mary Beilby
Venue(s)
Laing Art Gallery 1980-09-05 through 1980-10-31
Bottles of the World (Sekai no hei)
Venue(s)
Suntory Museum of Art 1977-03 through 1977-05