Decanter with stopper

American
1815–40


Object Place: United States

Dimensions

14.8 cm (5 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

1978.792a-b

Medium or Technique

Glass, blown three mold

Not On View

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Glass

Amethyst vertically ribbed decanter. Ribbing runs to plain collar around neck, above which is another plain band. Rim is flared and metal stopper rests on rim. Body is slender and swells gradually to middle of body, then tapers to neck. Rare color.
GI-7, Type 4 in Mckearin’s- “American Glass” pg 247 variant- no fluting between neck bands

Credit Line

William H. Fenn III Glass Collection