Decanter with stopper

Object Number: 
1911.67b
Date: 
1790-1830
Medium: 
Glass
Dimensions: 
Overall: 9 1/2 x 4 in. ( 24.1 x 10.2 cm )
Description: 
Colorless (with a purple-gray tint) blown and cut lead glass decanter with pressed glass stopper; bulbous form with sloping shoulders, tapered neck, flanged lip, and flat base with pontil mark; cut with flutes on neck, shoulders, and at base, 3 cut vertical bands on neck, and engraved band on body of alternating feather and branch motifs within two horizontal lines with saw-tooth decoration; pressed disk stopper with cut bull's eye (stopper may not be original).
Credit Line: 
Bequest of Catherine Augusta De Peyster
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group