Decanter and Stopper

Object Name: 
Decanter and Stopper

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Object Name: 
Decanter and Stopper
Accession Number: 
Pint; H: 19.25 cm
On Display
Primary Description: 
Colorless non-lead glass, of faint bluish tinge; free-blown, cut and engraved. (a) Slender conical body tapering into short neck with narrow flange; ground and polished pontil mark; decoration: flat facet cutting on neck; engraved around body, deep line joining four equidistant multi-rayed stars, vertical sprig and polished ovals above line and between stars, and, depending from stars, swags of polished ovals and floral motif of "sunflower" with buds and leaves at center and tassels between swags. (b) Cut lozenge stopper.
McKearin, George S., Source
American Glass (1948) (1948) #8, pl. 42; p. 110 ff.; BIB# 25297