Decanter with Stopper

Object Name: 
Decanter with Stopper

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Object Name: 
Decanter with Stopper
Accession Number: 
Overall H: 14.9 cm; Base Diam: 10.5 cm
On Display
about 1830-1860
Primary Description: 
Decanter with Stopper. Lead glass, colorless of greenish-gray cast, heavy; free-blown from large gather of metal, engraved; large rather squat semi-barrel body, thick in base with pontil mark ground and polished but not entirely obliterated, wide cylindrical neck with three applied ring collars or round neck rings and narrow thick flange; engraved decoration on body: four fringed deep swags with polished leaf sprays curving from flower at center, joined at top by conventionalized bud and bow knot, same bud between ends of opposing leaf sprays and at end of long stem depending from bow knot; sunburst with graduated rays in space above center of swags. Fitted with pressed rayed mushroom stopper.
McKearin, George S. (b. 1874), Source
Arts of the Federal Period
Heritage Plantation of Sandwich 1989-05-07 through 1989-10-29
Un guide pour la datation de la verrerie de table des annees 1800 a 1940 (2001) illustrated, Fig. 47, p. 216; BIB# 96483
Studies in Material Culture Research (2000) illustrated, p. 186, fig. 47; BIB# 71763
American Glass (1948) (1948) illustrated, #5, pl. 51; BIB# 25297