Decanter

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Object Name: 
Decanter
Accession Number: 
2004.4.41
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 24.3 cm, W: 8.6, D: 8.5 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
1920-1939
Credit Line: 
Gift of Eleanor Turshin
Primary Description: 
Decanter. Square shape with four sides ground and polished; one side then engraved with a scene of a monk in a wine cellar, surrounded by barrels and drinking from a wine bottle; acid-stamped trefoil Hawkes trademark on base. hinged silver collar with cap, padlock and key; collar marked "HAWKE STERLING" near hinge; lock marked"EAGLE LOCK CO"; glass stopper, ground to fit.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Turshin, Eleanor, Source
2004-07-01
Category: 
Color: 
Material: 
Inscription: 
EAGLE LOCK CO.
Inscription
Stamped On front side of hook on lock.
TERRYVILLE . CONN . U.S.A.
Inscription
Stamped On back side of hook of lock.
Trademark
Acid-stamp On bottom corner. Fleur-de-lis flanked by two hawkes within a 3 lobed shape.