Decanter with Stopper

Object Name: 
Decanter with Stopper

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Object Name: 
Decanter with Stopper
Maker(s): 
Accession Number: 
2008.4.154
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 26.1 cm, Diam (max): 13.9 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
about 1810-1830
Primary Description: 
Colorless glass; mold-blown, tooled, cut, acid-etched, polished. Decanter with bulbous body and an inverted conical neck that narrows to a flared rim. Mushroom shaped stopper sits atop a neck with three collars that gradualy increase in size atop a panel-cut shoulder with a band of horizontal ribs above a band of diamond-point pattern above another band of horizontal ribs ending with a panel-cut band at the base. Acid-etched band just on the interior of the neck and on the shank of the stopper. Polished pontil.
Provenance: 
Jessen, Lawrence, Source
Inscription: 
25
inscription
Engraved On top of rim & on underside of stopper Scratch engraved.
J05.30.2
inscription
Painted On underside of base Black paint/ink.