Decanter with Stopper

Object Name: 
Decanter with Stopper

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Object Name: 
Decanter with Stopper
Accession Number: 
71.4.77 B
(A) H(with stopper): 24.5 cm, H(without stopper): 19.4 cm, D(base): 8 cm, L(of stopper): 7.8 cm
Not on Display
Web Description: 
The pattern on this decanter is called “strawberry-diamond and fan” because the cross-hatched cut pattern on the diamonds evokes the pattern of seeds on a strawberry. This was a very common pattern in English and American cut glass. Variations of common cuts, such as the fan motif, can be seen in other objects on this shelf.
Albany Institute of History and Art, Source
Vail, Laura M. F. Tillson, Former Collection
Primary Description: 
Colorless lead glass; blown and cut. Globular shape with long neck having flat rim and three applied neck rings; cut pattern of strawberry diamonds and fans around body; applied foot with cut star underneath. Stopper, hollow spherical shape with cut strawberry diamonds and fans.