Decanter, 2 Beakers

Object Name: 
Decanter, 2 Beakers

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Object Name: 
Decanter, 2 Beakers
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Not on Display
about 1957
Credit Line: 
Gift of Vereinigte Farbenglaswerke AG
Primary Description: 
Transparent smokey-gray and amethyst non-lead glasses; blown, tooled, ground, polished. Stopppered decanter: (a) stopper has flared, slightly conical top with waisted stem sloping down to solid amethyst shank; (b) pear-shaped vessel with elongated, slightly flared opening with firepolished rim; widest point of body tapers in towards narrow base blending with amethyst color; base ground and polished flat, no pontil; Beakers: waisted thinly-blown tumblers, upper two-thirds of body is conical flaring towards lipless rim, smokey-gray color blending to narrow amethyst base; base slightly conical, no pontil; unsigned.
Vereinigte Farbenglaswerke AG, Source
Glass 1959: A Special Exhibition of International Contemporary Glass
Corning Museum of Glass 1959 through 1959
Glass 1959: A Special Exhibition of International Contemporary Glass (1959) illustrated, p. 184, pl. 151; BIB# 27614