Decanter or Claret Jug with Stopper

Object Name: 
Decanter or Claret Jug with Stopper

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Object Name: 
Decanter or Claret Jug with Stopper
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
78.2.7
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 26.6 cm, Diam: 11.3 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
about 1820-1840
Primary Description: 
Colorless lead glass; blown and cut. (a) Cylindrical form, with waisted neck and flared rim with long, curved pouring spout; heavily cut; scalloped rim; panel-cut neck rim, above bands of miter cutting; the sides with panels of cut swag drapery separated by cut flutes; flat base with cut star; applied panel-cut loop handle with cut half-oval thumb rest, the lower terminal rounded. (b) Octagonal, domed form; panel-cut on top; waisted, panel-cut stem; ground cylindrical shank; engraved "3" on the bottom of the shank.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Hartung, Hannah C., Source
1978-10-27
Color: 
Inscription: 
3
b) Stopper Inscription
on the bottom of the shank