Decanter with stopper

Decanter with stopper
Title
Decanter with stopper
Date 
1830-1860
Medium 
Glass
Dimensions 
Overall: 12 3/4 x 5 in. ( 32.4 x 12.7 cm )
Description 
Colorless lead glass decanter blown in a mold (possibly pressure molded); cylindrical neck with rounded lip, ring at shoulders, conical body heavily molded with rounded pillars that separate six drapes, with pillars extending onto base with possible ground pontil mark in center; cork stoppers painted black with yellow and gold vine and grapes.
Credit Line 
Gift of Clarence G. Michalis
Object Number 
1953.460b
Gallery Label 
This decanter could either be pressure-molded (which would mean it was made in France, 1825-1855), or it is mold-blown (which would mean it was made in England or America, 1840-1870). See publications.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group