Wine decanter (part of a wine stand set)

1851–71
Roswell Gleason and Sons (American, active 1851–1871), Roswell Gleason (American, 1799–1887)


Object Place: Dorchester, Massachusetts, United States

Dimensions

32.7 x 15.87 x 12.06 cm (12 7/8 x 6 1/4 x 4 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

1989.681a-b

Medium or Technique

Silver plate, cased and cut glass

On View

The Heide Family Galleries (Gallery 238A)

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Silver hollowware

Part of a set including a silver-plated stand with wine cups (1989.679a-d) and three cut glass decanters, 1989.680a-b, 1989.681a-b, and 1989.682a-b. R. Gleason & Sons, Dorchester Mass., 1866 [trade catalogue], Plate 19, No. 1300.

Provenance

Purchased by the Museum from Weiner's Antique Shop, Cambridge, Massachusetts, December, 1989.

Credit Line

American Decorative Arts Curator's Fund