Pair of Decanters with Stoppers

Object Name: 
Pair of Decanters with Stoppers

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Object Name: 
Pair of Decanters with Stoppers
Accession Number: 
84.2.57
Dimensions: 
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Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
1831
Primary Description: 
Pair of Decanters with stoppers. Colorless lead glass; blown, cut. (a) Flattened ovoid body, with long tapering neck and flat rim; trumpet-shaped foot; the rim polished; the neck and shoulders with five rings of cut strawberry diamonds; the sides with relief-cut crowns alternating with fans of stylized feathers, in rectangular panels; ring of strawberry diamonds and three mitre cuts at the foot; the foot with panels of mitre cuts; petal-cut foot rim. (b) Bulbous, solid finial, with relief-cut crowns (three) on the sides; ball finial; band of small strawberry diamonds below the crowns; waisted stem; tapered, cylindrical shank.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Delomosne & Son Limited, Source
1984-07-12