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Decanter with stopper

Decanter with stopper
Title
Decanter with stopper
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
Object Number 
1911.67b
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group