Decanter

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Object Name: 
Decanter
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
83.2.39
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 22.9 cm; Rim Diam: 6.3 cm; Foot Diam: 9.6 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
about 1680-1685
Primary Description: 
Colorless lead glass; blown, molded, and pincered. Ovoid body, cup-shaped rim with pinched pouring spout, long, cylindrical neck with trailed rigaree collar at the base; rounded shoulder above ovoid body, tapering toward the base, with sixteen raised vertical molded ribs on the lower half; trailed, pincered foot rim; base with slight kick and rough pontil mark; applied spirally-ribbed handle, attached to the rim and shoulder, with the end curled, attached to the neck and body with small flattened pads; pointed depression on the top of the handle, for a metal collar to which a cover was hinged.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Delomosne & Son Limited, Source
1983-11-22
Chemical Analyses of Early Glasses (Volume 1) (1999) pp. 139, 250; BIB# 61154
English and Continental Glass (sale #2774) (1983-11-22) #61;