Decanter with Stopper

Object Name: 
Decanter with Stopper

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Object Name: 
Decanter with Stopper
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
55.2.2
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 25.4 cm, Diam (max): 12 cm; Rim Diam: 5.5 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
about 1770-1829
Primary Description: 
Decanter with stopper. Decanter: colorless glass, pattern molded, blown, engraved, applied, ground, polished. Stopper: colorless glass; pressed, ground, polished. Wide body tapering to straight cylindrical neck with flaring rim, concave base with rough pontil mark. Radial pattern molded fluted on base around inscription "CORK GLASS CO", flutes on lower portion of body with engraved band of husks and stars bordered by rings and cross hatching on shoulder, leaf-wreath around bottom of neck, three applied milled collars or flanges around the neck. Stopper has bulls eye surrounded by radial flutes finial at tapering cylindrical shank.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Davis, Cecil, Source
1955-01-31
Color: 
Inscription: 
CORK GLASS CO
Inscription
pattern molded bottom of base around pontil mark
Irish Glass: Waterford-Cork-Belfast in the Age of Exuberance (1981) illustrated, p. 79, pl. 21; BIB# 21932
Irish Glass: The Age of Exuberance (1970) illustrated, pl. 6C; BIB# 27243
Sotheby's Sales Catalogue (October 15, 1954) (1954-10-15) lot #11;