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Decanter-jug

Object Number: 
1944.134ab
Date: 
1840-1880
Medium: 
Glass
Dimensions: 
Overall: 12 1/2 x 6 x 5 3/4 in. ( 31.8 x 15.2 x 14.6 cm )
Description: 
Colorless blown lead glass decanter-jug with tall faceted neck with irregular pouring spout, and compressed spherical body wheel-engraved with meandering vine at shoulder with oval dots over entire body, joined by compressed knop stem to conical foot cut underneath with rays; faceted ball stopper on concave stem.
Gallery Label: 
Decanter-jugs like this were usually intended for claret, a red wine from Bordeaux.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. Edwin M. Blake
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group