Decanter with Stopper

Object Name: 
Decanter with Stopper

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Object Name: 
Decanter with Stopper
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
60.2.66 A
Overall H: 31.5 cm; Decanter Shoulder Diam: 13.4 cm; Base Diam: 9.8 cm
On Display
about 1800
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. William Esty
Primary Description: 
Heavy clear lead glass; blown and cut. (a) Flat underside with ground and rough pontil mark; oval body tapering to short neck which increases slightly in diameter towards a very thick ground rim. The elaborate cut decoration consists, from bottom to top, of a band of flutes, a frieze of horizontal miter cuts embedded in a concavity and alternating with vertically oriented leaves on top and bottom; the next bands are paneled friezes separated from each other by collar-like faceted bands (three of each); upper part of neck paneled. (b) Ground stopper with finial; finial of stopper is cut in a star-like scalloped fashion and has on its obverse the initials "ISB".
Esty, Mrs. William, Source