Decanter and Stopper

Object Name: 
Decanter and Stopper

What is AAT?

The Art & Architecture Thesaurus (AAT) (r) is a structured vocabulary for generic concepts related to art and architecture. It was developed by The Getty Research Institute to help research institutions become consistent in the terminology they use.Learn More

Object Name: 
Decanter and Stopper
Accession Number: 
50.4.138
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 27.5 cm; Body Diam (max): 12.3 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
about 1825-1830
Primary Description: 
Decanter and Stopper. Lead glass, colorless; blown-molded; barrel shape, sloping shoulder, molded collar rib at base of plain tapering neck with flanged lip; Arch-and-Fern with snake medallion (GIV-7) pattern having "RUM" in medallion. Hollow swirl-ribbed cushion stopper with sunburst top.
Department: 
Provenance: 
McKearin, George S., Source
1950-07-31
Color: 
Material: 
Inscription: 
RUM
inscription
Pressed Body, within medallion
Glass: A Short History (Smithsonian Books edition) (2012) illustrated, p. 92; BIB# 130360
Glass: A Short History (The British Museum edition) (2012) illustrated, p. 92, lower; BIB# 135965
Glass Tableware, Bowls and Vases (1982) illustrated, pl. 103, third from left; BIB# 22048