Decanter with stopper

Object Number: 
1944.58c
Date: 
1860-1880
Medium: 
Glass
Dimensions: 
Overall: 13 3/4 x 3 1/8 in. ( 34.9 x 7.9 cm )
Description: 
Colorless, lead glass; cut. Decanter; tall, narrow seven-sided form with straight cylindrical neck with seven-sided bladed ring and circular flange lip; cylindrical body with seven panels separated by cut ribs extending to bottom of sloping shoulders; sunburst cut beneath base; tall hexagonal stopper with hexagonal pyramid on top; copper-wheel engraved decoration of single grape leaf above bunch of grapes rendered on every panel and on three panels of stopper.
Gallery Label: 
According to the accession records, this set has been attributed to Brooklyn's Greenpoint Glassworks (working 1873-1880) and to Isaac Duval of Wellsburg, West Va. (working 1813-23). The former is more likely, given the style of the set.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Florence Rogers Dietrich
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group