Decanter and Wineglass in "Twin City" Pattern

Object Name: 
Decanter and Wineglass in "Twin City" Pattern

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Object Name: 
Decanter and Wineglass in "Twin City" Pattern
Accession Number: 
96.4.51
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Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
about 1887-1895
Primary Description: 
Decanter and Wineglass in "Twin City" Pattern. Colorless lead glass, sterling silver; blown, cut, polished, silver-mounted. (A) Pear-shaped body with silver collar, pouring spout and domed hinged cover having a shell-shaped thumb piece; collar engraved with an old English script "S", and a hallmark consisting of a G and an anchor and the word "STERLING" above handle. Body of decanter is cut and polished in two sets of curving ribs with one horizontal row of diamonds separating them; handle applied opposite pouring lip and cut in diamonds, cut sunburst on base. (B) Wineglass with cup-shaped bowl cut with row of horizontal diamonds and one row of curving ribs, pulled straight stem cut in diamond facets to match handle of jug, tooled foot cut in scallops and with sunburst cut on base.
Department: 
Pattern Name: 
Twin City
Provenance: 
Springhill Antiques & Cut Glass, Source
1996-04-30
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