Decanter with Liverpool Crest

Object Name: 
Decanter with Liverpool Crest

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Object Name: 
Decanter with Liverpool Crest
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
Overall H: 30.5 cm
On Display
about 1805
Primary Description: 
Heavy clear glass; wear marks at base; blown, engraved and heavily cut. (a) Short and broad cylindrical body, sloping shoulder, cylindrical neck with flaring rim. Cut overall pattern: multi pointed star at base, base ring scalloped, plain relief diamonds between rings on body, swirling flutes in relief on shoulder, neck is paneled between flange-like rings and stepped disks, rim scalloped in plain relief diamonds. Ball knop of finial cut in plain relief diamonds, bottom part paneled. On the body a panel showing a bird with a branch in its beak, shell motifs at the four corners. (b) Conical stopper with angular knop and stemmed ball knop finial.
The Fragile Art: Extraordinary Objects from The Corning Museum of Glass
Park Avenue Armory 2009-01-23 through 2009-02-01
The 55th Annual Winter Antiques Show
Treasures from The Corning Museum of Glass
Yokohama Museum of Art 1992-10-12 through 1992-12-13
The Decanter: Ancient to Modern (2018) illustrated, p. 204 (fig. 2);
5000 years of glass (2012) illustrated, p. 188, #243; BIB# 133950
The Decanter: An Illustrated History of Glass from 1650 (2004) illustrated, p. 276, pl. 389 (top center); BIB# 67221
Treasures from The Corning Museum of Glass (1992) illustrated, p. 88, #83; BIB# 35679
The Prince's Glasses / Some Warrington Cut Glass 1806-1811 (1987) illustrated, pp. 11-18, pl. 9;
English Glass and the Glass used in England, circa 400-1940 (1984) illustrated, p. 198; pl. 52b; BIB# 22835