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Decanter and stopper

Object Number: 
Overall: 8 3/4 x 3 in. ( 22.2 x 7.6 cm )
Colorless cut lead glass decanter with stopper; compressed mallet-shaped body with cylindrical neck with three applied rings and wide flared lip; body cut with strawberry diamonds, rings cut with facets, lip cut with scallops, bottom cut with rays; mushroom-form stopper with knop below cut with rays and facets.
Gallery Label: 
According to the accession records, this object belonged to either Abigail Cornell (1766-1854) who married Israel Corse in 1810, or to Angeline Burr, wife of Morris Ketchum (1796-1880).
Denker, Ellen Paul. "Collector' legacies." The Magazine Antiques 167 (2005): 176-180.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Lena Cadwalader Evans
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group