Decanter with Stopper

Object Name: 
Decanter with Stopper

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Object Name: 
Decanter with Stopper
Accession Number: 
94.4.55 A
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 37.4 cm, Diam (max): 12 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
about 1953-1954
Credit Line: 
Gift of Erickson Glass Works
Primary Description: 
Smoky topaz, transparent (decanters), colorless (stoppers) glasses; blown, molded, ground. (A,B) (a) Decanter: conical. Rim expands, with ground and polished lip inclined at angle of about 25°; short cylindrical neck that merges with wall; base plain, slightly concave, thicker than wall; no pontil mark. Upper neck has irregular, incomplete band of grinding on inside. (b) Stopper solid, with tall, inverted conical knop, which splays at bottom and tapering cylindrical base. Side and bottom of base ground.
Provenance: 
Erickson Glass Works, Source