Carafe

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Object Name: 
Carafe
Accession Number: 
98.4.412
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 21.6 cm; Diam: 10.2 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
1954
Credit Line: 
Gift of Corning Inc., Dept. of Archives and Record Management
Primary Description: 
Colorless non-lead glass; cork; gold decoration; brown plastic coated string; mold-blown by machine, screen printed; cylindrical shape; machine finished rim; cylindrical neck with plastic coated string (imitating raffia) wrapped around it, layer of cork between glass and string; two remnants of green and white bottling label at top of neck, remnants opposite each other, one includes date whisky made ("Fall 1948"), when it was bottled ("Fall 1954"), and the volume of the container ("4/5 / QUART"), other remnant illegible; body of carafe rounded out to shoulder, slightly tapered out from shoulder to bottom, bottom rounded in to base; two gold bands printed around each half of body near top; "BONDED BEAM BONDED" inside chain rectangle printed onto front of bottle; manufacturing and liability information printed onto back of carafe; flat circular base.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Corning Inc., Dept. of Archives and Record Management, Former Collection