Decanter-jug/cruet with stopper

Object Number: 
1948.288ab
Date: 
1850-1875
Medium: 
Glass
Dimensions: 
Overall: 9 1/2 x 5 1/4 x 3 3/4 in. ( 24.1 x 13.3 x 9.5 cm )
Marks: 
engraves or etched: on body; "CLS"
Description: 
Colorless blown and cut lead glass decanter jug; tall neck cut with flutes with irregular pouring spout, compressed spherical body cut with wide flutes with cypher "CLS", faceted handle, and flat bottom cut with rays; faceted ball stopper on tall concave stem.
Gallery Label: 
Decanter-jugs like this were usually intended for claret, a red wine from Bordeaux.
Credit Line: 
Bequest of Weber Hill Arkenburgh
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group