Decanter with Stopper

Object Name: 
Decanter with Stopper

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Object Name: 
Decanter with Stopper
Accession Number: 
Overall H: 27.3 cm
On Display
Web Description: 
This piece was presented to Henry Clay Fry in 1867 by the Bakewell family. Fry opened his glasshouse in the Pittsburgh area at this time. The vase and decanted were symbolic of the early success of the Bakewells.
Fry, Henry Clay, Former Collection
Fry, Harry C., Former Collection
Eller, E. R., Former Collection
Primary Description: 
Colorless lead glass; blown and cut. Footed globular shape; flaring collar; three applied rings around neck; cut panels on shoulder; cut strawberry diamonds around body; applied foot, with multi-pointed star underneath; polished pontil.
The Cut and Engraved Glass of Corning, 1868-1940
Corning Museum of Glass 1977-04 through 1977-10
Toledo Museum of Art 1977-11 through 1978-02
A Survey of Cut Glass
Carnegie Museum of Art 1952 through 1952
Early Glass of the Pittsburgh District
Carnegie Museum of Art 1949-04-21 through 1950-05-31
Un guide pour la datation de la verrerie de table des annees 1800 a 1940 (2001) illustrated, Fig. 41, 2nd from right, p. 210; BIB# 96483
Studies in Material Culture Research (2000) illustrated, p. 180, fig. 41; BIB# 71763
Glass Tableware, Bowls and Vases (1982) pl. 106; BIB# 22048
The Cut and Engraved Glass of Corning 1868-1940 (1977) illustrated, pp. 14-15, 88, fig. 3, cat. #3; BIB# 28368