Fish Decanter

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Object Name: 
Fish Decanter
Accession Number: 
2004.4.184
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 30.5 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
1925-1935
Credit Line: 
The Robert E. and Carol J. Nelson Collection
Primary Description: 
Transparent green lead glass; mold blown, tooled: Blown in the shape of a fish standing upright with open mouth having an applied ring, applied fins, tail curved to one side and applied stem and bell-shaped foot, rough pontil mark underneath. Stopper (b) is curved into a hook and ground to fit neck.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Nelson Collection, Robert E. and Carol J., Former Collection
2004-11-30
Nelson, Robert E., Source
2004-11-30
Nelson, Carol J. (Mrs. Robert E.), Source
2004-11-30
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