Decanter-jugs with stoppers (pair)

Object Number: 
1944.134a-d
Date: 
1840-1880
Medium: 
Glass
Dimensions: 
Each (Approx.): 12 1/2 × 6 × 5 in. (31.8 × 15.2 × 12.7 cm)
Description: 
Pair of colorless blown lead glass decanter-jugs 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 these 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