Decanter with Stopper

Object Name: 
Decanter with Stopper

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Object Name: 
Decanter with Stopper
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
61.3.307 A
H(decanter): 28 cm, (beakers) 10 cm
Not on Display
about 1957
Credit Line: 
Gift of Vereinigte Farbenglaswerke AG
Primary Description: 
Transparent smokey-gray and amethyst non-lead glasses; blown, tooled, ground, polished. Stopppered decanter: (a) stopper has flared, slightly conical top with waisted stem sloping down to solid amethyst shank; (b) pear-shaped vessel with elongated, slightly flared opening with firepolished rim; widest point of body tapers in towards narrow base blending with amethyst color; base ground and polished flat, no pontil.
Vereinigte Farbenglaswerke AG, Source
Glass 1959: A Special Exhibition of International Contemporary Glass (1959) illustrated, p. 184, pl. 151; BIB# 27614