Decanter and Stopper

Object Name: 
Decanter and Stopper

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Object Name: 
Decanter and Stopper
Accession Number: 
50.4.136
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 27.5 cm; Body Diam (max): 12.25 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
about 1825-1835
Primary Description: 
Decanter and Stopper. Lead glass colorless; blown-molded; barrel-shaped, sloping shoulder, molded collar-rib at base of plain tapering neck with flanged lip; Arch-and-Fern with snake medallion (GIV-7) pattern, having "GIN" in medallion. Hollow swirl-ribbed cushion stopper with sunburst top.
Provenance: 
McKearin, George S. (b. 1874), Source
1950-07-31
Color: 
Material: 
Inscription: 
GIN
inscription
Pressed Body, within center medallion
Georgian Canada: Conflict and Culture, 1745-1820
Venue(s)
Royal Ontario Museum 1984-06 through 1984-10
The Story of American Pressed Glass of the Lacy Period, 1825-1850
Venue(s)
Corning Museum of Glass 1954-06-21 through 1954-09-15
 
Amerikanisches Glas aus drei Jahrhunderten ([1953-55]) illustrated, #65; BIB# 30554
Georgian Canada: Conflict and Culture, 1745-1820 (1984) illustrated, p. 179; BIB# 24456
Corning Glassmaker: an anthology edition (1956) illustrated, p. 9; BIB# 67761
Corning Glassmaker: The Story of American Glass (1953) illustrated, p. 9 (bottom right, object on right); BIB# 48774