Decanter with Paperweight Base and Stopper

Object Name: 
Decanter with Paperweight Base and Stopper

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Object Name: 
Decanter with Paperweight Base and Stopper
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
84.2.65
Dimensions: 
OverallH: 18.3 cm, Diam: 6.8 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
about 1920-1950
Credit Line: 
Gift of the Charles H. and Alice Wendt Voorhees Collection
Primary Description: 
Colorless, polychrome lead glass; blown, paperweight technique, millefiori. (a) Bulbous sides, with slender neck and flared rim; ground for a stopper, waisted near the base; the bottom containing a concentric millefiori paperweight, with seven rings of polychrome canes, the outer ring yellow, white and amethyst; ring around the bottom, where the bottle sides overlap the paperweight base; rough pontil mark. (b) Domed form, containing a concentric array of millefiori canes in five rings, the outer row lavender, white and (one) red; tapered stem; ground tapered shank, with ground end.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Charles H. and Alice Wendt Voorhees Collection, Former Collection
1984-05-04
Webster, Elizabeth Voorhees (Mrs. Donald), Source
1984-05-04
Webster, Donald, Source
1984-05-04
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