Decanter with Silver Stopper

Object Name: 
Decanter with Silver Stopper

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Object Name: 
Decanter with Silver Stopper
Accession Number: 
2009.4.1
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 27.5 cm, Diam: 12 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
about 1904-1910
Credit Line: 
Gift of the Thomas P. Dimitroff Family
Primary Description: 
Colorless glass; blown, tooled, cut, engraved. Steuben Shape 1413 which has a round upper body, waisted middle and a bell shaped lower body that flares at the base with a mushroom shaped silver and glass stopper. The decanter is decorated with 8 smooth oval shapes and engraved flowers on the upper body and alternating closed flower and stem pattern on lower body. The base has a 48 point cut star on the base.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Dimitroff, Thomas P., Source
2009-03-06
Category: 
Inscription: 
4
inscription
Engraved On inside of rim
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inscription
Engraved On top of stooper 3 Characters, probably initials
RM_&S STERLING 8075
signature
Stamped On side of stopper