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Decanter-jug/cruet with stopper

Decanter-jug/cruet with stopper
Title
Decanter-jug/cruet with stopper
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 )
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.
Credit Line 
Bequest of Weber Hill Arkenburgh
Object Number 
1948.288ab
Marks 
engraves or etched: on body; "CLS"
Gallery Label 
Decanter-jugs like this were usually intended for claret, a red wine from Bordeaux.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group