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Decanter

1971.527.2AB (RS116333)

Description

Free blown, rectangular or square base with pontil, straight walls, sloping shoulders, short neck, flared lip, ball-shaped finial ground stopper, shoulders decorated with gilt foliage and stars, top half of stopper finial gilded; gilt numbers in decanters occassionally have corresponding gilt number on stopper.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1795-1810
Associated Building
Original to Rundlet-May House (Portsmouth, N.H.).
Material
gilding
glass (material)
soda lime glass
Object type
Food Service T&E
Descriptive terms
DECANTER
decanters
Foliage
foliation (pattern)
Gilded
gilding
Glass
glass (material)
scrolling foliage
soda lime glass
Star
stars
Dimensions
9.5 x 3 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1971.527.2AB
Credit Line
Gift of Ralph May
GUSN
5127

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