Decanter

American
1820–50


Object Place: Sandwich, Massachusetts, United States

Dimensions

27.9 cm (11 in.)

Accession Number

1978.752a-b

Medium or Technique

Glass, blown three mold

Not On View

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Glass

Decanter in the Arch and Fern with snake medallion pattern band above base has six double arches over a fern leaf, herringbone ribs and triangle in 5 of the spandrels; 2 broad horizontal bands; in the upper band are 6 alternate (interupting thr horizontal ribs) formed by 2 snakes with heads meeting at center top, bodies entwining at center bottom into spandrell formed by the two arches below; center of medallion has word rum in it; broad collar rib at base of neck; plain flaring mouth. Stopper is not the original-blown, rib molded. Condition  slight chip on rim

Credit Line

William H. Fenn III Glass Collection