Decanter with stopper

English
about 1796


Object Place: Europe, Bristol, England

Dimensions

39.37 cm (15 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

56.678a-b

Medium or Technique

Glass

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Glass

Fluting above very slightly domed base. Starred and etched band above broken by shield with monogram of William Smith of Boston. Tapering faceted neck with three raised bands flaring at top. Hollow stopper with molded base for disc finial. Set with 56.578-684.

Provenance

By 1915, Wm. S. Townsend; April 13, 1936, by inheritance Misses Rose & Elizabeth Townsend; 1956, gift of the Misses Rose and Elizabeth Townsend to the MFA.

Credit Line

Gift of the Misses Rose and Elizabeth Townsend