Carafe

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Object Name: 
Carafe
Accession Number: 
96.2.11
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 26.5 cm; Body Diam: 11.7 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
about 1883
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mallett & Son (Antiques) Ltd.
Primary Description: 
Colorless lead glass; blown, cut, polished, engraved, acid-etched. Ovoid body with a cut diamond pattern and the arms of the king of Italy in a cartouche; straight neck cut with vertical flutes and three deeply cut horizontal grooves near the shoulder and two grooves below the flared rim; solid conical foot, cut with a star. The canopy surrounding the arms and the ribbon are acid-etched. The arms are wheel-engraved.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Mallett & Son (Antiques) Ltd., Source
1996-08-19
The Decanter: Ancient to Modern (2018) illustrated, p. 340 (fig. 2);
The Corning Museum of Glass: A Decade of Glass Collecting 1990-1999 (2000) illustrated, p. 34, #39, left; BIB# 65446
Recent Important Acquisitions, 39 (1997) illustrated, p. 173, #32; BIB# AI5243
The Corning Museum of Glass Annual Report 1996 (1997) illustrated, p. 18; BIB# AI95179