Claret Decanter with Stopper

Object Name: 
Claret Decanter with Stopper

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Object Name: 
Claret Decanter with Stopper
Accession Number: 
50.2.11
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 26.3 cm, Diam (max): 11.3 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
about 1770
Primary Description: 
Colorless lead glass; blown and enameled. Long body with straight sides spreading very slightly to short shoulder sloping into tapering neck with sheared mouth ground for stopper; smooth base; enamel decoration: obverse, in white and colors, Arms of Baker of Loventor, County Devon, with pale green and yellow cartouche above white grapes and vine; reverse, rococo label with "CLARET" and above grapes and vine; above label and on neck, a small hovering bee. Lozenge stopper with facet cut edge.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Steuben Glass, Inc., Source
1950-10-01
Davis, Cecil, Former Collection
Category: 
Material: 
Inscription: 
CLARET
Inscription
Glassmaking: America's First Industry
Venue(s)
Strong Museum 1990-04-17 through 1990-04-29
Wine: Celebration and Ceremony
Venue(s)
Cooper-Hewitt National Design Museum, Smithsonian Institution 1985-06-04 through 1985-10-13
 
The Decorated Glasses of William and Mary Beilby
Venue(s)
Laing Art Gallery 1980-09-05 through 1980-10-31
Title Unknown (Museum of Fine Arts, Philadelphia)
Venue(s)
Philadelphia Museum of Art 1948-11 through 1948-11
 
Title Unknown (Rich's)
Venue(s)
Rich's Inc. 1948-10 through 1948-10
The Ingenious Beilbys (1973) illustrated, p. 19, pl. 6; p. 62; BIB# 27395
Treasures in Glass (1966) p. 51, #87; BIB# 28036