Decanter or Square

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Object Name: 
Decanter or Square
Accession Number: 
50.4.169
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 25.8 cm, W: 8 cm, D: 8 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
about 1816-1835
Primary Description: 
Decanter. Bottle glass, clear olive-green; blown-molded; straight-sided octagonal (square with chamfered corners) body, sloping shoulder, long slender neck with flat double collar on lip; plain base slightly concave at center; geometric pattern (GII-28): on body, wide band of vertical ribbing, two horizontal ribs, wide band of diamond diapering, fan fluting on shoulder.
Department: 
Provenance: 
McKearin, George S., Source
1950-07-31
Color: 
Technique: 
Material: 
American Glass (1948) (1948) #2, pl. 102; BIB# 25297