Beer Decanter with Stopper

Object Name: 
Beer Decanter with Stopper

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Object Name: 
Beer Decanter with Stopper
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
51.2.166
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 29.5 cm, Diam (max): 10.5 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
about 1750-1760
Primary Description: 
Colorless, presumably lead glass; blown and engraved. (a) Straight-sided body spreading slightly to high rounded shoulder, long slender neck with plain lip and ground for a stopper; ground and polished pontil mark; engraved label -- chain around neck and supporting label inscribed "BEER", bearded awn of grain at each side, and hops, leaves, and tendrils below. (b) Fitted with large bulls-eye disc stopper.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Steuben Glass, Inc., Former Collection
1951-04-11
Color: 
Material: 
Inscription: 
BEER
Inscription
neck
Liquid Refreshment: 2000 Years of Drinks and Drinking Glasses
Venue(s)
Corning Museum of Glass 1993-04-24 through 1994-12-31