Decanter and Stopper

Object Name: 
Decanter and Stopper

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Object Name: 
Decanter and Stopper
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
97.3.3
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 34.6 cm, Diam (max): 10.5 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
1878
Primary Description: 
Colorless glass; blown, engraved, acid-etched. Ovoid body, slightly waited neck, flange rim, cushion knop, domed foot with under folded edge. Body engraved with formal scroll enturned with serpents flanking cornucopial above band of arched flutes. b) Stopper: ovoid finial engraved, multiple beaded knop on stem, slightly tapering cylindrical hallow shank.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Mallett & Son (Antiques) Ltd., Source
1997-01-27
Color: 
Material: 
Inscription: 
1987.F.2
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ink bottom of foot
Recent Important Acquisitions, 40 (1998) illustrated, pp. 152-153, #30, left; BIB# AI40492
European Ceramics and Glass (1996-11-19) illustrated, Lot 554; BIB# 17488