Decanter with Stopper and Tumbler

Object Name: 
Decanter with Stopper and Tumbler

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Object Name: 
Decanter with Stopper and Tumbler
Accession Number: 
62.3.17
Dimensions: 
(abc) H: 8 5/16", W (base): 4 7/8"
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
1840-1850
Credit Line: 
Gift of Miss M. G. Deavenport
Primary Description: 
Colorless (stained red) non-lead glass; blown, cut, stained, enameled, gilt, silvered. (a) Waisted, panel-cut neck; bands of enameled, gilt and silvered flowers, vines, and scrolls; gilt, flat, polished rim; gilt annulated neck ring; cut, stepped shoulder with gilt rings; panel-cut vertical sides, with enameled, gilt and silvered scrolls, flowers and vines; flared base with cut ropework edge, gilt lines accentuating the cuts, and in a band above; cut cylindrical base; cut star on the bottom; the entire piece stained bright red on the exterior. (b) Stopper with polished, flat, circular top; enameled and gilt floral spray on top, gilt lines on the rim; tapered, cut shank with polished flat end; stained red on all surfaces. (c) Cylindrical, straight-sided form, with rounded base; cut and gilt cylindrical rim, with enameled and gilt floral vine; panel-cut sides, with gilt band at the top; gilt, enameled and silvered flowers, scrolls and vines on the sides; gilt circular panel on the base, with gilt framing line, and gilt and enameled floral spray at the center; stained red on the exterior.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Deavenport, M. G., Former Collection
1962-03