Decanter with stopper

Decanter with stopper
Title
Decanter with stopper
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
Object Number 
1961.403ab
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group