Wine Decanter with Women and Grapes

Title: 
Wine Decanter with Women and Grapes

What is AAT?

The Art & Architecture Thesaurus (AAT) (r) is a structured vocabulary for generic concepts related to art and architecture. It was developed by The Getty Research Institute to help research institutions become consistent in the terminology they use.Learn More

Object Name: 
Decanter
Title: 
Wine Decanter with Women and Grapes
Accession Number: 
87.4.1
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 42.6 cm, Diam: 10.8 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
1974
Primary Description: 
Deep violet non-lead glass; blown, tooled, hot applications, machined metal parts, hand carved ivory and ebony. (a) Vertical stoppered bottle; stepped metal rim flanking collar topping tall narrow neck, two small carved female nudes with black hair leaning one arm on the rim and dangling a bunch of metal grapes from the other, their pointed toes touch the sharply angled, broad shoulder of bottle which curves down and tapers in slightly to waist, body opens forth to second waist, and swells slightly to meet hollow, broad bun foot; inscribed: "Daily"; (b) tear-drop shape with overall pattern of pointed prunts, solid narrowed end has metal collar that fits into metal rim.
Provenance: 
Theo Portnoy Gallery, Source
1987-01-22
Color: 
Inscription: 
Dailey
signature
Thirty Years of New Glass, 1957-1987
Venue(s)
Corning Museum of Glass 1987-05-16 through 1987-10-25
Toledo Museum of Art 1988-01-10 through 1988-02-21
Dan Dailey: Simple Complexcities in Drawings and Glass, 1972-1987
Venue(s)
Rosenwald-Wolf Gallery 1987-02-27 through 1987-03-30
Renwick Gallery 1987-06-26 through 1987-10-25