Carafe and Stopper

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Object Name: 
Carafe and Stopper
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
97.3.2
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 34.9 cm, W: 12.6 cm, D: 10.7 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
1878
Primary Description: 
Colorless glass; blown, engraved, acid-etched.a) Ovoid body tapering cylindrical neck, which flares to high pinched spout, applied scroll handle, cushion knop, circular domed foot with under turned folded rim. Body engraved with formal scroll enturned with serpents flanking cornucopial, above a band of arched flutes. b) Stopper. Ovoid finial engraved
Department: 
Provenance: 
Mallett & Son (Antiques) Ltd., Source
1997-01-27
Color: 
Material: 
Inscription: 
1987.F.3
mark
ink b) bottom of shank
1987.F.3
mark
ink a) bottom of foot
Recent Important Acquisitions, 40 (1998) illustrated, pp. 152-153, #30, right; BIB# AI40492
European Ceramics and Glass (1996-11-19) illustrated, Lot 553; BIB# 17488