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Decanter with stopper

Object Number: 
1953.462ab
Date: 
1815-1845
Medium: 
Glass
Dimensions: 
Overall: 10 1/2 x 4 1/4 in. ( 26.7 x 10.8 cm )
Description: 
Colorless lead glass decanter pattern-molded in a ribbed dip mold and then twisted to right; barrel form tapered to cylindrical neck decorated with three applied rigaree (crimped) rings, shallow push-up with pontil mark; spherical ribbed stopper blown in a three-part mold (McKearin 29).
Gallery Label: 
This decanter was formerly in the collection of prominent glass scholar, George S. McKearin.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Clarence G. Michalis
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group