Segmented Decanter with 4 Stoppers

Object Name: 
Segmented Decanter with 4 Stoppers

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Object Name: 
Segmented Decanter with 4 Stoppers
Accession Number: 
2001.2.8
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 23.4 cm, Diam (max): 12 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
about 1819
Primary Description: 
Colorless lead glass; blown, cut, encased enameled foil. The decanter is blown of colorless glass and tooled into four equal compartments. Each is opening into the flat, faceted rim and closed by a cut stopper resembling a feather. The ovoid body has a main register alternating facet-cut and sulphide-decorated panels. The circular foot is deeply cut with a star under the base. A FRENCH LIQEUR DECANTER divided into four departments, each with a cut feather stopper, the lower part enclosing colored enamel incrustation of a dove, a rose, a landscape and St George on horseback, on a ground of relief diamonds, 9".
Department: 
Provenance: 
Tarshis, Dena K., Source
2001-12-28
Tarshis, Julius, Source
2001-12-28
Venue(s)
Corning Museum of Glass 2002-03-21 through 2002-09-23
Apsley Pellatt: Glass Pioneer (2011-07) illustrated, p. 1, 26;
Objects of Fantasy: Glass Inclusions of the Nineteenth Century (2001) illustrated, pp. 120-121, #67; BIB# 68390
Well-known collection of coloured glass and paperweights (Part 3), formed by the late Mrs. Applewhaite-Abbott (1953-02) Lot #507;