Decanter

American
1820–40
Artist Boston and Sandwich Glass Company (1826–1888)


Object Place: New England, United States

Dimensions

26.0 x 12.1 cm (10.25 x 4.75 in.)

Accession Number

1978.754a-b

Medium or Technique

Glass, blown three mold

Not On View

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Glass

Semi bulbous decanter with band of vertical ribbing above base. Thin plain band, wide band of alternating diamond diapering and sunburst #1 type (see figure 1, pg 263 in McKearin) thin plain band, band of counterclockwise diagonal ribbing, thin plain band, band of vertical ribbing inverting to neck. Plain neck with three double bands of applied vertical ribbing leading to plain flaring mouth. Stopper has band of vertical ribbing, thin plain band, band of diamond diapering, thin plain band, band of vertical ribbing and three concentric circles on top. See GIII-5, pg 254 in McKearin “American Glass”

Credit Line

William H. Fenn III Glass Collection