Decanter

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Object Name: 
Decanter
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
73.3.6 A
Dimensions: 
(A) H: 25 cm, D: 14 cm; (B) H: 10.5 cm, D: 8.1 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
about 1840-1850
Primary Description: 
Transparent dark green lead glass; blown, cut. Bulbous shape; tapered neck with three neck rings; flat rim; sides with vertical facet cutting (10 facets); flared foot, foot rim cut in alternating convex and concave arcs; underside of foot cut with alternating convex and concave rays; polished pontil mark; neck ground for stopper (missing); sides with silver (tarnished) and gold floral and foliate decoration.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Valentine Museum, Source