Decanter with stopper

Decanter with stopper
Title
Decanter with stopper
Date 
1825-1850
Medium 
Glass
Dimensions 
Overall: 15 x 4 1/4 in. ( 38.1 x 10.8 cm )
Description 
Colorless blown and cut lead glass decanter; faceted tapered neck with flanged lip, panel-cut shoulders, conical body cut with faceted diamonds with central shield with initial "C", and flat bottom cut with rays; hollow cut diamond-shaped stopper.
Credit Line 
Gift of Mrs. Edwin M. Blake
Object Number 
1944.133ab
Gallery Label 
According to the accession records, this decanter belonged to the family of Commodore Isaac Chauncey. Similar glass ware made by the Brooklyn Glass Works was displayed at the Crystal Palace exposition in 1853, and a similar set is in the collections of the Albany Institute.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group