Claret Decanter

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Object Name: 
Claret Decanter
Accession Number: 
96.4.51 A
H: 27.5 cm, L: 17.1 cm, D: 13.8 cm
On Display
about 1887-1895
Primary Description: 
Colorless lead glass, silver; blown, cut, polished, silver-mounted. Pear-shaped body with silver collar, pouring spout and domed hinged cover having a shell-shaped thumb piece; collar engraved with an old English script "S", and a hallmark consisting of a G and an anchor and the word "STERLING" above handle. Body of decanter is cut and polished in two sets of curving ribs with one horizontal row of diamonds separating them; handle applied opposite pouring lip and cut in diamonds, cut sunburst on base.
Pattern Name: 
Twin City
Springhill Antiques & Cut Glass, Source
The Corning Museum of Glass Annual Report 1996 (1997) illustrated, p. 12, p. 44;