Decanter with stopper

Object Number: 
1961.403ab
Date: 
1820-1840
Medium: 
Glass
Dimensions: 
Overall: 10 x 4 in. ( 25.4 x 10.2 cm )
Description: 
Colorless lead glass decanter blown in three-part mold (McKearin GII-18); bulbous body with flange lip, cylindrical neck encircled by three double rings with rigaree decoration, and sloping shoulders; molded pattern consists of a wide band of vertical ribs separated by a horizontal ring from a wide band of diamond diapering; vertical ribbing around base; bottom molded with diamond ring (McKearin diamond type XIV); pontil mark; stopper has sunburst at top, band of diamond diapering, and vertical ribs around bottom (McKearin plate 144, no. 3).
Credit Line: 
Gift of Dr. Arthur H. Merritt
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group