Liqueur Decanter

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Object Name: 
Decanter with Stopper
Title: 
Liqueur Decanter
Accession Number: 
97.4.92
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 27.7 cm, Diam (max): 9.4 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
1953
Credit Line: 
Gift of Steuben Glass Inc.
Primary Description: 
Colorless lead glass; blown, tooled, ground, polished. (a) Ovoid body with flaring neck, ground and polished inside to fit stopper, flat circular base ground and polished, signed "Steuben" in diamond-point script under base. Gummed paper label with typed number "8043" on shoulder. (b) Stopper with solid, drop-shaped finial enclosing a tear-drop air bubble, top cut and ground at an angle; black ink number "8043", shank of stopper ground and polished, with and engraved no. "1".
Department: 
Provenance: 
Steuben Glass, Inc., Former Collection
1997
Color: 
Material: 
Inscription: 
8043
a) Label
Gummed Label on Shoulder
Steuben
a) Signature
Diamond point script Under Base
1
b) Mark
Engraved on Shank
8043
b) Mark
Black Ink on Top
Glass and Glamour: Steuben's Modern Moment, 1930-1960
Venue(s)
Museum of the City of New York 2003-10-14 through 2004-04-11