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Decanter

Description

Hand-blown lead glass decanter (a) without pronounced shoulder and three glass strings encircling neck. Stopper (b) hand-blown in mold with a starburst finial and ground shank. Mouth of decanter is everted and somewhat turned up.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1780-1800
Location of origin
England
Associated Building
Original To Nickels-Sortwell House (Wiscasset, Me.).
Material
lead glass
Object type
Food Service T&E
Descriptive terms
Decanter
decanters
lead glass
Dimensions
8 1/4 (H) (inches)
Accession Number
1958.291AB
Credit Line
Bequest of Frances Sortwell
GUSN
288522

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